LAPD Job Application & Careers

Use the various links posted on this page to access the official LAPD job application online. Numerous types of careers can be searched/applied for via the company’s online careers site. Learn more about the online application/hiring processes by following the steps in the guide posted below. The company’s careers webpage allows you to search for current job openings, learn more about the types of positions that are available, as well as apply for numerous careers.

  • About the Company: The LAPD (Los Angeles Police Department) is the main police force that serves the City/County of Los Angeles. The department was founded in 1869, and employs more than 12,000 people.

Apply Online

Step 1 – The first step to finding a list of the current job openings is to go to the department’s main jobs page. Click this link to have the employment page load in a new tab/window within your current internet application.

Step 2 – Click the “Join” link as outlined in red in the below image, and then press the “Continue” button.

Step 3 – Click the “Career Information” button to go to the next part of the process.

Step 4 – Press the link/button as outlined in the below image. You will be taken to the main application/recruitment page.

Step 5 – Hit the link that’s outlined in red in the below screenshot.

Step 6 – In order to continue with the online application process you will need to create an account. Click the “Register Here” button to go to the main registration form.

Step 7 – Submit the following information into the registration form:

  • Username
  • Password
  • Confirm password
  • Last name
  • First name
  • Social security number
  • Address
  • City
  • State
  • Zip code
  • Contact phone number
  • Date of birth
  • Gender
  • Ethnic group
  • Have you ever been granted an accommodation for a previous City examination?
  • Education
  • AND
  • Complete the “release of information” subsection

Step 8 – After you’ve created an account you will be able to continue with the application process.