Earn over $71,000/year
after 2 years of serving the community.

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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
  • $8,000 Hiring Incentive
  • $3,000 Relocation Incentive
  • 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

Curriculum Development Coord

KY 40202, KY
Regular Full-Time

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

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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Salary & Benefits

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