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MDPD Career - Police Officer

The Miami-Dade Police Department is not currently accepting applications for certified or non-certified police officer.

Please utilize the Miami-Dade County Job Search Agent located at to keep apprised of future job openings.

Online Application Only
To apply please go to
Salary Entry: $50,490.70 - Max: $85,775.30 Yearly

Police Officer Minimum Qualifications:
For Certified Police Officers: Possession of a current active Basic Recruit Certificate of Compliance from the State of Florida or its equivalent.

A variety of additional Pay Supplements and Pay Incentives are available.

The following required documents must be presented at the time of orientation: Social Security Card, Acceptable Photo Identification (such as Drivers' license, Proof of U.S. Citizenship, and Basic Recruit Certificate of Compliance from the State of Florida or its equivalent (for Certified Police Officers Only).

Applicants must meet minimum County medical standards. Must possess visual acuity not exceeding 20/100 uncorrected, corrected to 20/30 or better. Contact lenses are permitted. Applicants must be able to distinguish between the colors red, green, and yellow. Weight must be in proportion to height. Applicants successfully completing a background investigation will be administered a psychological evaluation to determine suitability and compatibility to perform the basic job functions. 

Recruitment Notes:
Veteran's preference documents are required to be submitted at the time of application to:

Miami-Dade County, Human Resources
111 NW 1st Street, 21 Floor
Miami, FL 33128-1906
or scanned and emailed to:;
or via facsimile to

Please note that veteran's preference will not be awarded unless the documentation is complete and received on a timely basis. Do not submit originals as documents cannot be returned.

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