Police Officer


Nov 19, 2020

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Application Deadline:
Dec 31, 2020

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$24.71 hourly
Academy Graduate:
$26.25 hourly
Top Pay:
$37.38 hourly

Job Description

The Toledo Police Department is looking to hiring 31 people for the position of police officer. Our application period runs through December 31st 2020. To apply for the position, please go to tpdhire.com. From there you can not only apply but also register to take the entry exam. The exam is administered through the National Testing Network (You can find a test location near you, take the test virtually from home, or our department will be hosting in-person test dates with the city of Toledo). Please email tpdrecruitment@toledo.oh.gov if you have any questions.

31 week PAID full-time police academy (You will make close to $25.00 an hour while in the academy). Health care, uniforms and equipment are all provided by the department.

Numerous opportunities throughout your career: Accident Investigator, drone operator, mountain bike patrol, critical incident negotiator, school resource officer, full-time SWAT unit, Vice unit, Gang unit, K9 unit, detective (homicide, SVU, Cold case, property crimes, missing persons, crime scene investigation), task forces (FBI, US Marshalls, DEA, ATF, Northwest Ohio bomb squad) as well as many other positions.

Additional Information

Department athletic teams: basketball, softball, hockey, golf, flag football, and soccer.

Pay and Benefits 2020

Academy Trainee: $24.713 hour/ $51,402.878 yearly

Probationary officer: $26.258 hour/ $54,616.951 yearly

Police Officer (1 year): $27.802 hour/ $57.828.795 yearly

Police Officer (2 year): $29.348 hour/ $61,042.868 yearly

Police Officer (full rate): $30.892 hour/ $64,254.712 yearly

Police Sergeant (full rate): $38.615 hour/ $80,319.200 yearly

Police Lieutenant (full rate): $44.986 hour/ $93,570.880 yearly

Police Captain (full rate): $50.835 hour/ $105,736.800 yearly

*All rates are base pay, numerous other off duty and over time opportunities*

Tuition reimbursement, health/dental/vision insurance, retirement plans, military benefits, yearly stipends.


Can be 20 years old to apply but must be 21 years old at time of appointment. Can be no older than 39 years of age on final day of application period (Dec. 31st 2020)

Must possess a valid driver’s license and GED/High School diploma

For More Information Go To http://www.tpdhire.com

Job Requirements

  • Age: 20-39
  • Education: Highschool Diploma or GED
  • Experience: None necessary

Receive Passing Score on National Testing Network Exam.

Toledo Police Physical Fitness Test

Pass Backgrounds Investigation

Oral Interview

Medical Exam

Psych Exam

Contact Informaton

Stephen Bates

525 N. ERIE ST.
TOLEDO, Ohio 43604
phone: 419-245-1630

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