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Thank you for your interest in the Austin Police Department! Our current job openings are listed below. Please click on the job title for more information, and apply from that page if you are interested. Please note that you will need to obtain and submit a PDF copy of your credit report in order to successfully create a user profile and submit your application. If you've applied with us within the last year, you will need to upload your updated credit report on the user profile page before accessing the application.

The Austin Police Department hires Police Cadets in cycles. If you do not see a listing for Police Cadet below, the application is currently closed. Please email us at to be added to our email list where you will receive updates on future job opportunities. You can also follow us on social media for updates: @JoinAPD on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.


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If you have any questions about the hiring process, the police academy, or anything related to working for APD, please contact a recruiter today by calling 512-974-4211.

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Job Locations 3 months ago(3/5/2024 4:03 PM)
This posting is for the position of Police Cadet for the Austin Police Department.   Applicants should possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities to be successful in a law enforcement career:   - Read and write English. - Confidence and a responsible attitude. - The ability to react quickly and take positive action. - Resilience. - The ability to remain calm in challenging...
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