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Recruitment & Selection LMPDRecruiting@louisvilleky.gov

Phone: 502-574-7864

Physical Address 701 West Ormsby Avenue, Suite 301 Louisville, KY 40203

With competitive pay and outstanding benefits, LMPD is looking for new officers and lateral transfers who are looking to make a difference.

  • Take Home Car Program
  • Salary Breakdown:
  • Salary for Recruit in the 24-week academy: $44,075
  • Salary for Officer after graduation: $56,861
  • Salary after Year 1: $62,040
  • Salary after Year 2: $71,088

LMPD Job Opportunities

We are continuously accepting applications to become an officer. Apply now!

New Police Officer

KY 40202, KY
Regular Full-Time

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Lateral Police Officer

KY 40202, KY
Regular Full-Time

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Retired Rehire LMPD Officer

KY 40202, KY
Regular Full-Time

Licensed Psychologist-Police

KY 40202, KY
Regular Full-Time

To learn more, please contact our Recruitment and Selection Unit @ LMPDRecruiting@louisvilleky.gov

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Requirements for application:
  • At least 21 years of age
  • No felony convictions
  • U.S. citizen
  • High school diploma or equivalent

Application & Selection Process

The application and selection processes include many steps designed to fully examine the applicant's abilities and interest in law enforcement. The following information is provided so that you may know exactly what is expected of an applicant.

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The Louisville Metro Police Department is currently taking applications for new and lateral officers. The financial benefits of being a former police officer, however, may apply to your salary upon graduation from the Louisville Metro Police Recruit Academy. Contact our Recruitment and Selection Unit at (502) 574-7864 for more information.

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