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Join the Metropolitan Police Department

Chief Lanier
Click on the image above to submit an Interest Card to initiate the process to join the MPD.

Right now is a great time to be MPD. It is a great time for you to learn about an exciting sworn or civilian career with the Metropolitan Police Department.
What does it take to be a member of this team? It takes people with integrity, discipline and drive. It takes people who enjoy working with others—in all types of settings and circumstances. It takes people who are true problem-solvers, people who really want to make a difference in the lives of others.
MPD offers a great starting salary and benefits for its sworn members and we offer many opportunities for advancement through our competitive promotional process. If you choose the Metropolitan Police Department, you will learn hands-on from some of the best public safety professionals in the country and get a chance to make a difference.
The MPD is also seeking qualified applicants to serve in civilian capacities. Each day almost 500 civilian employees serve the Metropolitan Police Department in a broad variety of administrative, technical and operational positions. Every member plays an integral role in day-to-day operations of the Department. 

Apply Today to be an MPD officer and join the ranks of the finest police department in the nation or learn more about civilian positions with the MPD.

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