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Join the Dayton Police Department 


Join Us at the Safety Forces EXPO, Sept. 9, 2015


The Dayton Police Department is actively recruiting and is now accepting interest cards for the position of Police Recruit. Complete an interest card here or click on the icon below--you will receive the latest information regarding police recruitment including when applications are available.  

If you are pursuing a career that offers meaningful work, a chance to make a difference in your community, the excitement of responding to a broad range of unique and challenging experiences, and the opportunity to forge lifelong friendships, the Dayton Police Department is looking for you. Paid training, opportunities for specialization and advancement are just a few of the benefits which make the Dayton Police Department a great choice for anyone seeking a career in law enforcement.

Explore these pages to learn more about becoming a Dayton Police Officer, from benefits and compensation to specializations and the hiring process itself. Join us at one of our upcoming recruiting presentations to speak with a recruiter and hear first-hand about this exciting career opportunity.




 Recruiting Information