Police Personnel


If you are interested in applying for a position with Hamilton Police Department, click on EMPLOYMENT at the bottom of the screen.

Applicants can only apply for positions that are currently posted. Please create a log-in account to apply.

To Apply for the Position of POLICE OFFICER

  1. Click "Employment" at the bottom of this page. A new window and website will open.
  2. Click on the Job Title of POLICE OFFICER.
  3. Click the green "Apply" button in the upper right of the pop out window.
  4. Complete the requested information, and click Submit.
If there are no current openings, applicants can submit a job interest card, and a notification will be sent when there is a job posting in the future. The job interest card needs to be renewed every twelve (12) months. Applicants will receive an email reminder at month 11 to renew.

To Complete a Job Interest card for the Position of POLICE OFFICER

  1. Click "Employment" at the bottom of this page. A new window and website will open.
  2. Click on "Menu" at top left corner of the new screen.
  3. Click on "Class Specifications."
  4. Search for the position of Police Officer and hit enter.
  5. Click on the position of Police Officer.
  6. Click on the green "Subscribe" button.
  7. Complete the Job Interest Card.
  8. Click Submit.
We have also created a walkthrough HERE.

Basic Requirements

  • Minimum of 20 ½ at time of exam. Must be 21 at time of appointment. There is no maximum age limit.
  • Uncorrected total vision must be at least 20/250; corrected total vision of 20/20. Vision requirement will be verified for finalist(s).
  • Ohio GED or high school diploma/transcript or college degree Assoc. Deg. at minimum) · Home schooled applicants must obtain and present GED proof prior to the written exam.
  • U.S. citizen or currently in the process of applying for U.S. citizenship; US Citizenship must be obtained prior to appointment
  • Possession of a valid Ohio Operator's License prior to appointment, but the person may take the entry examination prior to obtaining such license.

The Hamilton Police Department does not utilize lateral entry at this time.

For more information about the Hamilton Police Department, call the Hamilton Police Department's Public Affairs Section at 513-868-5811, ext. 2007.