Police Officer

Dayton, OH
Dayton Police Department

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.

Close Date 6/1/2023 11:59:00 PM

Salary $25.41 per hour as Police Recruit
$29.48 per hour upon appointment to Police Officer

Nature Of Work
Candidates are assigned to the Dayton Police Academy to complete a classroom curriculum and physical skills development in firearms proficiency, defensive tactics, physical fitness, driving, and other related skills required by the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission, in preparation for appointment to Police Officer.

Minimum Education
Must be a high school graduate or possess a G.E.D.

Must meet all of the following age requirements:

  1. Must be 20 years old in order to take the entry-level examination.
  2. Must be 21 years old on or before the day of completion of the Dayton Police Academy.
  3. Applicants must not have reached their 69th birthday by date of appointment to Police Officer.

License Requirements
Must possess a valid driver’s license at time of appointment and maintain thereafter as a term and condition of continued employment.

Must be eligible to be employed in the United States.