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Are you ready to begin your dream career in law enforcement or are you an experienced officer ready to make your next career move?  The Hollywood Police Department is the place for you!  HPD is currently hiring candidates who qualify in three different ways: 

  • Non-certified recruits ready to embark on a challenging law enforcement career with HPD and seeking a  department to sponsor their academy training
  • Certified candidates who want to be part of an agency committed to the highest level of professionalism and integrity in law enforcement
  • Experienced officers planning the next phase of their law enforcement careers and ready to bring their skills and expertise to Hollywood

The Hollywood Police Department is a fully accredited, highly professional law enforcement agency offering exceptional career advancement opportunities that will allow HPD officers to go as far as their determination and skills will take them.  The Department offers a full array of specialized units such as K-9, SWAT, narcotics and street crimes, along with top-notch equipment and training.

Whether you’re just getting started on the path to a fulfilling law enforcement career, a veteran officer seeking new challenges, or a recently retired officer not ready to stop working—it would be hard to find a better place to build or continue your career. 

The City of Hollywood
is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Job listing for Non-Certified Police Officers

Job listing for Certified Police Officers
 View our recruitment brochure
Police Recruitment Brochure

Our Core Values & Beliefs
  • Our foundation is built on integrity.
  • The leadership of the Hollywood Police Department is guided by the dedication and loyalty of its members.
  • We are accountable to ourselves and the community while providing service with courtesy, compassion and empathy.
  • We are committed to continued progressive policing in partnership with our community.
  • We are committed to providing the highest quality of service to the community by always performing at our personal best.
  • We take pride in our organization and the community we serve.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

All applicants must:
  • be 21 years of age at time of State Certification.
  • be a citizen of the United States at the time of application.
  • be a high school graduate from an accredited high school or have a GED.
  • have the ability to possess a valid Florida Driver's License by time of employment.
  • be of good moral character.
  • have no felony convictions.
  • have committed no incidents of violence.
  • Military discharge must not have been dishonorable.