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Recruiting Information
Baton Rouge Police Officers

Career Opportunities!

Thank you for your interest in joining the Baton Rouge Police Department. This section provides qualification criteria necessary and desirable for candidates seeking the position of Police Officer.

"The City of Baton Rouge is an Equal Opportunity Action Employer"

Join the Criminal Justice Professionals of Tomorrow...

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[ Eligibility Requirements ] [ Pay and Benefits ] [ The Application Process ]
[ State and Municipal Application for Competitive Examination ]
[ Police Officer Description of Duties ]

[ Contact Information ] [ Organization ] [ The Application Process ]

The Recruitment Process, Information, Pay and Benefits. How to become a Baton Rouge Police Officer!

Contact Information

Baton Rouge Police Department Recruiting Section
9000 Airline Highway
Baton Rouge, LA 70815

For more information call (225) 389-3906, or (225) 389-3906, email us at or visit us on Facebook at BRPD Recruiting Facebook logo image.

Municipal Fire & Police Civil Service
1755 Florida Boulevard, Room 1188
Post Office Box 1471
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
(225) 389-5449


The Department employs over 700 dedicated professionals and is divided into three Bureaus: Uniform Patrol, Criminal Investigations and Operational Services.

Trainee officers will be assigned to the Uniform Patrol Bureau upon completion of basic training.  Appointment to specialized units within the Bureau is based on merit.

Application Process

Applicants must pass the Civil Service exam to be placed on the employment list.

Three letters of personal reference must be submitted to the Recruiting section.

All applicants are screened using a Physical Assessment exam.  Academic Exam, Polygraph, Oral Interview, Psychological Evaluation and Physical Exam including drug screening.

Applications for the Civil Service examination are accepted for a thirty-day period prior to scheduled tests only. The scheduled tests are advertised via local radio stations and the newspaper. The time, date, etc., applications are accepted will be listed in the advertisement.

Baton Rouge Police Department
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer