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Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Columbus.

We are currently accepting applications for the upcoming Entry Level Police Officer examination.

The application will be available July 1 - 31,  2015.  To submit an application, click here.

Information Sessions for the upcoming examination will be held at the Civil Service Commission Testing facility at 750 Piedmont Road, Columbus, OH 43224 on the following dates:


Tuesday, July 14, 2015 @ 6:00 pm

Thursday, July 16, 2015 @ 6:00 pm

Saturday, August 1, 2015 @ 10:00 am

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 @ 6:00 pm

Saturday, August 8, 2015 @ 10:00 am

The same information is covered at all sessions; therefore, you do not have to attend multiple sessions.


Choose the one that is most convenient for you.

To find out what the Columbus Division of Police has to offer you, click here to get more information about the upcoming FREE 2015 Columbus Police Expos.


To be notified of the next Police Officer application filing period, click here to submit a Job Class Interest Card.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Civil Service Commission staff by email at policefiretesting@columbus.gov or by phone at (614) 645-0800.

If you have additional questions about the position of Police Officer, please contact Police Recruiting at (614) 645-4642.

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Civil Service Commission
77 North Front St, 3rd Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 645-8300
Fax (614) 645-8379

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Monday through Friday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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