Recruitment Events

Accelerate Your LAPD Hiring Process!

Attend an LAPD Hiring Event and you can complete the:
•Information Session
•Written Test
•Physical Fitness Test

You can now waive the Multiple-Choice test if you satisfy any of the following conditions:

  • Are currently employed as an Associate Community Officer with LAPD; or
  • Have successfully completed the California POST Regular Basic Course within the last three years; or
  • Possess a current Basic Course waiver; or
  • Have taken the California POST Pellet-B test and earned an overall t-score of 42 or higher.

Candidates who feel that they qualify for a waiver can reach out to Jackie Bento at

Minimum qualifications:
• Must be at least 20 years
• Citizen of the U.S. (or have applied for citizenship)
• High school diploma (G.E.D. or equivalent)
• A background suitable to become a law enforcement officer.
This event is open to everyone interested in becoming a Police Officer.

*Fitness attire and running shoes required. 
*A pocket test is the same written test administered by a Recruitment Officer at a location other than a regular test location, usually after a presentation, special event, or at
a venue far away from the regular test sites.

Airport Police Hiring Information Seminar

Date: Every 3rd Wednesday of the Month
Time: 6:00pm
Airport Police Facility
9160 S. Loyola Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90045

Pursuant to City of Los Angeles Ordinance No. 187219, you must bring verification with you to the test of your full COVID 19 vaccination status, or evidence of a negative COVID 19 test you have taken within 72 hours prior to your scheduled test date and time.   Candidates who do not provide valid COVID vaccine verification or a negative COVID test result within 72 hours prior to the test date and time will not be allowed to test

Effective 11/8/21, Police Officer Candidates attending indoor in-person tests will need to provide proof of Vaccination. 

Types of Acceptable Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination

  • CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card (White Card) - front and back
  • California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Digital Vaccination Record

People who were vaccinated in California can get a free digital COVID-19 Vaccination Record at  

Vaccination Mandate within City facilities.  Patrons entering a City facility must show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test within 72 hours.


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Contact Us:
LAPD Recruiters and Mentors: 213-473-3450
Public Safety Division: 213-473-9060

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