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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 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



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


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   
  • be of good moral character
  • have no felony convictionS
  • have committed no incidents of violence
  • Military discharge must not have been dishonorable
  • Pass Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test (CJBAT) or Florida Basic Abilities Test (FBAT) with a minimum score of 79 and/or pass a competitive civil service exam (law)
  • Pass the Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE) test with a score of 12.9 in each of the tested skill categories
  • Pass Basic Motor Skills Test (BMST) for physical agility
  • Pass Swim Test
  • Pass Polygraph examination
  • Pass psychological screening (law)
  • Pass an extensive medical evaluation and drug screening
  • Meet current State training requirements as necessary
  • Pass an extensive background investigation
  • Pass drug detection by urinalysis test
  • Stable work history
  • Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record
  • Must possess ability to exercise discretion


3501 Davie Road, Building 21atbe
Davie, Florida 33314

Testing Center Telephone Numbers and Hours of Operation
Information Desk    954- 201-6931  M-F  8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Registration Desk    954-201-6790 T-F   8:15 AM – 3:00 PM

Click on the link below for the Testing Center Information Guide

Click here for TABE Testing Information Guide