Answer the Call.
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Earn over $87,000 salary after 2 years

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Your Future

Being an officer is not just a job — it's a call to lead, protect, and to make a difference in our community.

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New Police Recruit

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Lateral Police Officer

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Retired Rehire LMPD Officer

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Civilian Career Opportunities

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Application & Selection process

The application and selection process at LMPD is a comprehensive journey, meticulously crafted to assess your skills and enthusiasm for law enforcement. We provide detailed information to ensure you understand precisely what's required from each applicant, setting clear expectations for your path ahead.

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Active Duty Military?

Military Liaison
Tyree Williams
Phone: 502-407-9127
Email: Tyree.Williams@louisvilleky.gov
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Frequently asked questions

Quick, clear answers to guide your journey in law enforcement. Discover what it means to lead, protect, and make a difference with LMPD.