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Police Recruit Job - Cincinnati Police Department - Cincinnati, Ohio

August 12, 2014

Cincinnati Police Department

Position Title: Police Recruit
Position Type: Police Officer Trainee
Closing Date: 9/27/2014
Job Description

Upon successful completion of the Police Academy curriculum, Police Recruits will be classified as Police Officers and will be assigned to a patrol unit for the purpose of: protecting life and property, crime prevention, community problem solving, enforcing laws and ordinances, arresting violators, making forcible arrests if necessary, investigating accidents and complaints, securing evidence and preserving the peace within an assigned beat (geographical unit) and perform related duties as required.


Additional Information

The Cincinnati Police Department offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Qualified veterans receive credit for their military service.

The City of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Job Requirements
  • Age Minimum Age 21, No upper age limit
  • Education High School Diploma or GED, College preferred
  • Experience None Required
  • Additional Requirement :


    Apply for the Recruit Testing Process 

    Pass the Written and Physical Ability Tests

    Complete "Personal History Questionnaire"

    Undergo Polygraph Test

    Complete Behavioral Assessment

    Undergo Extensive Background Investigation

    Undergo Home Interview

    Be Selected by the Police Chief

    Pass Medical Evaluation

  • Salary Information
    Entry Level Salary: $31,200   annual
    Academy Graduate: $52,740   annual
    Top Pay: $63,383   annual

    Contact Information

    Christina Flanigan
    Cincinnati Police Department
    800 Evans St.
    Cincinnati, Ohio 45204
    ph: (513)352-2971