Become A Police Officer

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The Springfield Police Department has an authorized strength of 352 sworn and 80 non-sworn employees. We strive to employ qualified individuals who are personable, motivated, intelligent, ethical, progressive and dedicated to public service, who represent the racial, ethnic and gender composition of our community. 

SPD is in a continuous hiring process. Our testing dates for the July 20th, 2020 Police Academy include: January 17th, February 14th, March 13th and April 10th. To apply for our next testing date and for more information, click on the ‘Apply Now’ button below. We will also have testing dates throughout the rest of the year for our January 2021 Police Academy
Learn more about our testing schedule.

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