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 employer”
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How to be a Baton Rouge Police Officer!
Baton Rouge Police Department
604 Mayflower Street, Room 111
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
For more information call
(225) 389-3906, or email
Municipal Fire & Police Civil Service
1755 Florida Boulevard, Room 1188
Post Office Box 1471
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
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.
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.
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer