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Want to fast track the selection process?

Candidates serious about becoming an LAPD Officer in as little as 4 months and who are ready to navigate the LAPD hiring process should consider the Expedited Testing process. An Academy class starts every 28 days, and some Expedited candidates have made it to the Academy in 50 days. The Expedited Process is four consecutive days (usually Mon-Thurs) of testing for the Police Officer process. Choose the week best for you! Expedited Testing available:

  • January 29 - February 1
  • February 5 - 8
  • February 12 - 15
  • February 20 - 23
  • February 26 - March 1

To be selected for Expedited Testing, Apply online, print out the application and call 213-473-9060. Select option 1 for details.

The Oral Prep will held at the City of Los Angeles Personnel Department Building from 12:30pm - 2:30pm on the following Saturdays:

December 9, 2017


The Oral Prep will not be held on the following Mondays:

December 25th
January 1st

The LAPD and the following Colleges have partnered up to bring you a hiring workshop and the entry-level exam. Click on one of the colleges below 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 LAPD RESERVE CORPS tab below or call (310) 342-3160.

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