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The LAPD is hosting a Hiring and Fitness Seminar on Saturday, October 14th
at the Los Angeles Police Academy, 1880 Academy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90012.
Candidates wishing to Fast Track the Selection Process should attend!

Seminar Schedule
7:00 am Meet & Greet – Learn about the Selection Process & Life on the Job
8:00 am LAPD Written Test      
10:30 am Physical Fitness Qualifier (PFQ) – Bring Athletic Clothing

12:00 pm Lunch – Gourmet Food Trucks on site
1:00 pm LAPD Written Test
1:30 pm Personal History Statement (PHS) Info Session


Are you ready to take your Department Interview? An Expedited Interview Session is being offered on Saturday, October 21, 2017. In order to qualify, bring your completed PHS with you to the October 14th Seminar and submit it to your Written Test Proctor or email it to by midnight on Sunday, October 15th.  Your PHS will be reviewed and if successful with the PQE and PHS, you will be contacted to be scheduled for an Interview. Space is limited, get started now by clicking the link below!

If you submit your PHS, you are also eligible to participate in the Oral Prep Session held on Monday, October 16, 2017. For more information click here.

The Hiring Seminar begins at 7:00 am and will feature Fitness and Nutrition Vendors and Gourmet Food Trucks. Bring a friend and we will see you there!

LAPD candidates are required to wear Business Attire during all test parts and meetings with Recruitment and Employment Division, unless otherwise instructed.

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

October 14, 2017
November 18, 2017
December 9, 2017


Candidate Advancement Program

In order to receive credit for attending CAP, candidates are required to create a Quick Response (QR) code. To create a QR code, download a QR code generator/reader application on your phone or tablet. There are many free apps that will do just fine.

Once you open the initial screen, your camera should activate. Click on the down arrow on the top right hand corner of the screen. The drop arrow will give you this option:  Click the QR button along the bottom of the screen (highlighted in BLUE), and press the + button (upper left corner) to create a new code:

Pick ?Text?

Now you can create a QR code:  Type in ALL CAPITAL LETTERS WITH NO SPACE IN BETWEEN THE COMMAS the following information:


Ethnicity Code:  M or F for Male or Female followed by a number:

1= African American, 2=Hisp, 3=Asian, 4=Cauc, 5=Native American, 7=Filipino

Example: a male Asian with have ethnicity code (M3)

Press ?Create?, then tap on the QR code, and the picture will enlarge. Take a picture to store on your device. Your QR code is ready to be scanned.

Rainy Day Schedule: If it is raining 2 hours prior to start time, CAP will be canceled. Women's CAP is Rain or Shine!

Downloads: Fitness Log Downloads: Nutrition Guide Downloads: PHS Prep Downloads: Personal History Form Downloads: Release and Waiver Only Downloads: Scheduling Booklet Downloads: Credit Authorization Downloads: CAP Manual