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

The application filing period for the 2014 Entry Level Police Officer examination is closed.

FREE Information Sessions for the upcoming Entry Level Police Officer examination will be provided.  Each Information Session offers an explanatory look at the study guide and preparation materials, followed by a question and answer session.

The sessions will be offered at 750 Piedmont Road at the following dates and times:

Tuesday, August 26           @ 6:00PM
Thursday, August 28          @ 6:00PM
Saturday, August 30           @ 10:00AM
Wednesday, September 3  @ 6:00PM
Friday, September 5           @ 6:00PM
Saturday, September 6       @ 10:00AM

(Each session provides the same information therefore candidates do not need to attend multiple sessions.)

If you would like to be notified of the next Police Officer application filing period, please complete a Job Class Interest Card through the Employment Center.

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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9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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