General Questions

Will I be able to transfer my leave accumulated from my prior agency?
You will be given an opportunity to submit prior District government time for service and leave. Service in non-District or non-federal agencies cannot be t...
Sat, 3 Feb, 2018 at 1:21 PM
Will I have the opportunity to qualify with the same sidearm I qualified with from my prior agency?
Participants are only permitted to qualify with and carry an MPD approved sidearm, on or off duty.  MPD currently utilizes the Glock service pistol. 
Sat, 20 Jan, 2018 at 10:35 PM
Will I have the opportunity to negotiate my starting salary based on my law enforcement experience?
The starting salary for entry-level and experienced police officers is non-negotiable and set at $58,163 and after 18 months $63,636.
Thu, 14 Mar, 2019 at 10:12 AM
How many years of law enforcement experience must I have to be considered an "experienced officer'?
You must have served at least three years in a full-duty status with a full-service police department in a municipality or a state within the United States...
Fri, 18 May, 2018 at 3:57 PM
How will it be determined if I am eligible to become and experienced officer?
Upon hire, the Metropolitan Police Academy will administer an assessment. Upon a passing grade you will be qualified as an experienced officer. If you fail...
Fri, 18 May, 2018 at 3:59 PM
Can I get study material before I enter the academy?
Yes, Upon receiving a hire letter you can receive the study material electronically.
Fri, 18 May, 2018 at 4:00 PM