Becoming An Officer

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Recruiting Unit 1120 Morse Rd.  
Columbus, OH 43229
(614) 645-4642          
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Benefits Package


The Columbus Division of Police offers an attractive and competitive benefits package:

  • Paid Training – At our non-residential training academy.

  • College Tuition Reimbursement – After 1 year of service.

  • Life Insurance – $100,000 paid to the officer’s estate.

  • Health Insurance* – Covers officer and family at a cost of $91.67 per month for single coverage and $327.93 for family coverage. (Including domestic partnerships.) *Effective the first of the month following the hire date.

  • Vision Care and Dental Plan – Effective the first of the month following 3 months worked.

  • Health & Fitness Incentive (In-house Fitness Facilities).

  • Leave Time – Vacation, Holiday, Sick, Family and Military.

  • Fraternal Order of Police (F.O.P.) Union Representation.

 Learn more about Police Officer Salaries.