City of Columbus

Division of Police

Recruiting Unit






Police Officer Testing

Applications for the entry level police officer examination are not being accepted at this time. If you would like to be notified of future application filing periods visit the  Civil Service Commission’s Website,, set up a profile and submit a job interest form. For additional updates and notifications like us on FACEBOOK at Columbus, Ohio Division of Police-Recruitment.




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Police Applicant Study Sessions (P.A.S.S.)

The Columbus Division of Police Recruiting Unit will be offering the following Police Applicant Study Sessions (P.A.S.S.) at the Columbus Police Training Academy, 1000 N. Hague Ave, Columbus, Ohio 43204:

P.A.S.S is designed to assist candidates who are preparing to take the Civil Service Examination for Police Officer. P.A.S.S. is not affiliated with the informational sessions offered by the Civil Service Commission. You do not have to register to attend. Please arrive on time!





Contact the Recruiting Office

You may contact the Columbus Division of Police, Recruiting Unit with additional employment questions at:

Columbus Division of Police
Recruiting Unit
120 Marconi Blvd.
Columbus, Ohio 43215-2838

Phone number: (614) 645-4642
Outside Franklin County, Ohio: 1-800-837-4642

Online Interest Form

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