The Orlando Police Department is a full service law enforcement agency, with more than 700 dedicated sworn personnel who are committed to reducing crime and maintaining safe and livable neighborhoods. We seek to hire only the finest and most qualified candidates available. The ideal candidate possesses prior police experience, a college education, military experience, favorable work experiences, clean driving history and great moral character.
- To learn more, download the OPD Recruitment Brochure.
- To get information about the police academy, please visit the Valencia College website.
- TO APPLY, please visit the employment section of cityoforlando.net.
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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The Orlando Police Department is firmly committed to equal employment opportunity and provides for equal opportunity before and during employment with the Department for all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, political affiliation, disability, martial status, or other similar factors not job related. The Department’s policy of equality of opportunity applies to all levels of employment in the Department and to all jobs classifications. In addition, it is the responsibility of each department manager and supervisor to give the Department’s nondiscrimination policy full support through leadership and by personal example. In addition, it is the duty of each employee to help maintain a work environment which is conductive to and which reflects the Department’s commitment to equal employment opportunity. Every effort will be made to employ and retain qualified individuals with disabilities. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of July 26, 1990, the Orlando Police Department exercises an affirmative duty to make reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals and employees with disabilities so that qualified individuals can perform the essential functions of the job.