Do I qualify?
You must be at least 20 1/2 years of age or older (21 years of age at time of appointment), a United States citizen or lawful permanent resident, have a val...
Mon, 10 Jul, 2023 at 10:32 PM
Are MPD members required to live in D.C.?
No. There are no restrictions on residency. MPD police officers live wherever they want. Each MPD officer is responsible for reporting to work on time regar...
Mon, 29 Jan, 2018 at 3:14 PM
I don't qualify, what other options are there?
Thank you for your interest in the Metropolitan Police Department as an entry-level officer. To qualify, each applicant must possess either 60 college credi...
Wed, 27 Apr, 2022 at 9:37 AM
Does MPD have a maximum age limit?
MPD does not have a maximum age limit to apply as a recruit; however, a sworn officer must retire at 64 years of age.
Sat, 20 Jan, 2018 at 7:59 PM
Do I need to reside in the District of Columbia in order to be an MPD police officer?
You do not need to reside in the District of Columbia because there are no restrictions on where an officer can live. However, there are hiring preferences ...
Sun, 22 Dec, 2019 at 7:28 PM
Do I need prior law enforcement training?
Prior law enforcement training is not necessary, MPD will equip participants with the skills and training needed to graduate from the academy.
Sat, 20 Jan, 2018 at 8:48 PM