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901-545-COPS or 911 in the case of an Emergency

Memphis Police Department
201 Poplar Ave.
Memphis, TN
901-636-3700

 
 


Employ Your Instincts - Join the MPD


Police Recruiter:

Officer Blake or Sgt. Foster

Click HERE To Apply Online!Download the MPD's MPD Police Officer Application. Please contact a recruiter for Lateral info!

Call us Toll Free for more info: 1-800-318-4164

Careers


 

IMPORTANT POLICE HIRING ANNOUNCEMENT:

The Memphis Police Department is now handling all hiring for the MPD. Applications can be picked up at any police precinct, the MPD Training Academy

Effective Thursday, September 2, 2010, the college requirement for police recruit candidates has been reinstated. 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

54 Semester Hours at an Accredited College or University
or Two years of continuous Military Service with an honorable discharge or
Three years of continuous employment as a POST certified law enforcement officer at a police department with a minimum of 20 officers
 

Click here to download an application - MPD Police Officer Application


Hiring News: Military Personnel - Check out the VA approved "Kicker Program"

The Memphis Police Department is approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs as an official on-the-job training program site where individuals who have been hired as police recruits and are eligible for educational benefits from the VA, such as the Montgomery G.I. Bill, can use their benefits for the time frame that they attend the Memphis Police Academy as well as the 12-month probationary period that they are on probation after graduation.

The Memphis Police Department accepts applications for the positions of Full-Time and Reserve Officers when the hiring process is open.

Click HERE To Apply Online!

Lateral Transfers Welcomed!

For Information on our Lateral Program contact a recruiter.

All interested candidates may pick up an application packet
at the Memphis Police Department Training Academy
located at
4371 O.K. Robertson Rd.

Please Note:

All applicants are required to obtain, live, and maintain legal residency  within the boundaries of Shelby County within six (6) months of their effective date of hire.

For more information call
the Recruiting Office at 901-636-1758 or 901-636-1759

or email our Recruiter:

Officer Blake or Sgt. Foster

If you live 80 or more miles from
Memphis 
download the MPD's
MPD Police Officer Application

Click HERE To Apply Online!

For additional Job Postings please visit the City of Memphis Web site.


A career in law enforcement can be an exciting, rewarding experience for those who can meet the challenge.

We are currently seeking intelligent individuals of unquestionable integrity, who want challenges not complacency, who can be brave and strong, yet compassionate and gentle.

We are looking for individuals who want peace and are willing to work to help keep it and for those individuals who have the ability to lead and the wisdom to follow.

Our standards are the highest.

Our officers are the finest.

If you feel you possess the minimum requirements and have the maximum desire to serve your community then a career in law enforcement may be the right career for you.



Need More Information?

A detailed description of qualifications, benefits, and salary can be obtained by contacting us by email or by phone.

For more information call the Recruiting Office at 901-636-1758 or email our Recruiter:

Officer Blake

For additional Job Postings please visit the City of Memphis Web site.

Application Filing Date: From the time an applicant returns an application to the Employment Unit until the start of an academy class, an applicant should have their application submitted at least three (3) months prior to the start-date of the class. This allows time for Physical Ability Testing (PAT), Written Testing, Background Investigations, Physical-Medical Testing and Two-week notices.

Applications for local applicants may be obtained in person at the following locations Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Any Memphis Police Department Precinct

MPD Training Academy Background Investigation Unit
4371 O.K. Robertson Road


MPD Human Resources Office 201 Poplar Avenue 12th Floor

Out-of-town applicants (individuals residing farther than 100 miles from Memphis) may request an application by calling the Recruiting Office at 1-800-318-4164 or via e-mail: Officer Blake or Sgt. Foster.

The Memphis Police Department is an equal opportunity employer.

If you have any questions about the MPD or Memphis feel free to email us at mpd@memphispolice.org


 
 

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Employ Your Instincts -
Join the MPD!

Email our Recruiters:
 
Officer Blake or Sgt. Foster

If you live 80 or
more miles from Memphis 
Download
the MPD's

MPD Police Officer Application

Please note:
Download is a PDF
and requires Adobe Acrobat Reader.



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