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Recruiting Unit 1120 Morse Rd.  
Columbus, OH 43229
(614) 645-4642          
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Applications are now being accepted for Police Officer positions! APPLY HERE!

Division of Police - Recruitment Make a difference, serve your community! Interested in becoming a Columbus Police officer? Our division offers rewarding careers with outstanding benefits. Help us promote our core values: Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Discipline, and Enthusiasm.


Transfer Program The Columbus Division of Police is currently accepting both in-state and out-of-state transfers:
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Multi-Language Literature Your pathway to service begins here! General information pamphlets regarding our Recruitment Unit, and the process of becoming an officer, are now available in Arabic, Chinese, Nepali, Somali & Spanish.

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Competitive Salary & Benefits Package The Columbus Division of Police offers an attractive wage and benefit package that is competitive with private business and other major police departments. Learn more about our salaries & benefit package.

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Columbus Police Job Recruiting Seminar Our Columbus Police seminars are a great way to learn about a rewarding career with outstanding benefits. You get the chance to speak with officers and receive hands on training. - learn more

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Police Applicant Study Skills (P.A.S.S.)


Cadet Program The Columbus Division of Police Recruiting Unit was tasked with developing a three-year Cadet program encompassing a sixteen-week curriculum that will train “Police Cadets.” - learn more

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Public Safety Corps The Public Safety Corps is for young men and women who are interested in a career in law enforcement. Offering experiential learning with lots of fun-filled, hands-on activities. - learn more