Columbus Division of Police Recruiting

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1120 Morse Road  
Columbus Ohio 43229          
(614) 645-4642

How to Become a Columbus Police Officer Minimum Qualifications

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Application Filing Period

2017 Application Filing Period
July 1 - July 31, 2017 - learn more

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


The Columbus Division of Police Recruiting Unit offers Police Applicant Study Sessions. P.A.S.S. is designed to assist candidates who have filed their application and are preparing to take the Entry Level Police Officer Examination.  During the study sessions, Recruiters will review information provided in the study guide.  

Below is a list of resources to assist you in preparing for the Police Officer Civil Service testing.

Police OfficerWriting Sample-Practice Scenario

Police OfficerCOPE Sample Scenario

Police OfficerCOPE Sample Candidate Response

Police OfficerCivil Service Study Guide

The Recruiting Unit is offering Free Police Applicant Study Sessions.  If you would like to attend, click on the below link to register. P.A.S.S. will be held at the Columbus Police Training Academy, 1000 N. Hague Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43204.  Register NOW!

For additional information, review the Civil Service Study Guide for the City of Columbus, Ohio Police Officer Entry Level Examination.

P.A.S.S. is not affiliated with the informational sessions offered by the Civil Service Commission.

Currently there are no scheduled upcoming study sessions: