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Professional Development Bureau

The Professional Development Bureau’s scope captures all segments of a member’s career - from the moment he or she applies to the Department to the point of separation. For that reason, the Professional Development Bureau’s goal is to enrich the member’s experience during their career.  

The Professional Development Bureau’s priorities are to ensure the Department hires the best applicants, provides them with the finest training and growth throughout their career, and to deliver quality customer service from Human Resources. The Professional Development Bureau includes the following divisions:
  • Recruiting Division
  • Metropolitan Police Academy Division
  • Human Resources Management Division
  • Disciplinary Review Division
  • Medical Services Division
  • Testing and Assessment Branch
  • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Office

Contact Us

Professional Development Bureau
Michael Coligan, Assistant Chief, Metropolitan Police Department
441 4th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: (202) 727-9832