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BE ADVISED!!!  Due to a Department Event, the Oral Preparation Seminar has been moved from April 9th to April 7th,  same time and same location.  This change of date is only for the month of April.

The LAPD and University of La Verne have partnered up to bring you a hiring workshop and the entry-level exam. The hiring workshop will be held on Tuesday, March 31st at 12:30-1:45 pm and the entry-level written exam will be held on Tuesday, March 31st at 2:00 pm. Click here for more information.

Beginning Thursday, June 26, 2014. Candidate Assistance Program (CAP) at the Elysian Park will now be held at Frank Hotchkin Memorial Training Center 1700 Stadium Way, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Tuesdays & Thursdays 6-9 PM.

NEW EMPLOYMENT PREP WORKSHOPS are held every 4th Thursday of the month 6-7pm at the Personnel Building Commission Room (700 E. Temple St., LA 90012) Learn how to get your business in order to be able to successfully navigate the Police Officer selection process. Click here for more information.

NOT READY FOR FULL-TIME YET? But you still want to make a difference... FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OUR EXCITING RESERVES PROGRAM!  Click the new RESERVES tab on the left or call (310) 342-3160

Candidate Assistance Program (CAP)

Did you know that new Police Officers are tested for physical fitness on the 3rd day of the Police Academy? Watch the video here.

CAP is the best way to prepare. Click here for class times and dates. Saturday Sessions are 7:30 am to 10:30 am at the Ahmanson Recruit Training Center only.

The Valley location is Devonshire Community Police Station 10250 Etiwanda Ave, Northridge, CA 91325. Meet at the park adjacent to Devonshire at the corner of Devonshire Street and Etwanda Ave. Tuesdays & Thursdays 6-9 PM.

Rainy Day Schedule: If it is raining 30 minutes prior to start time, CAP will be canceled. Women's CAP is Rain or Shine!

About the LAPD

Los Angeles is one of the most ethnically and geographically diverse cities in the nation, sprawling across 465 square miles where residents speak more than 220 languages. From the mountains to the beaches, no other city offers what Los Angeles does.

The Los Angeles Police Department is seeking the best and brightest individuals who want to make a change in their lives and a difference in their communities. A world-class police force that has long set the standard of excellence for police training and performance, no other job can offer you the opportunity for growth, enrichment, and range of experience like the Los Angeles Police Department. With a competitive starting salary, excellent benefits, and compressed work schedules, a career with the LAPD provides you with the security and flexibility to enjoy all the rewards that the City of Los Angeles has to offer.

The LAPD is one of the largest, most highly regarded law enforcement agencies in the country. The City of Los Angeles is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. The LAPD offers exceptional careers in many areas of law enforcement for men and women from all backgrounds who are seeking professional growth and personal satisfaction.

If you're looking for a career, not just a job, the LAPD is the place for you.

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