Join the MPD Team

We accept applications year-round. We are currently taking applications for our Spring 2021 Academy!

Find Your Blue Calling!

We are looking for passionate, dynamic problem-solvers committed to serving the our community with integrity, empathy, and pride. We want officers that are critical thinkers, enjoy problem-solving, and reflect the diversity of our community.

We can give officers tools and training, but it all starts with the people we hire.

Recruitment Questions

Personnel & Training Office
JoinMPD@cityofmadison.com
(608) 266-4190

September 24, 2020 3:57 PM

The Madison Police Department is looking for passionate, dynamic problem-solvers committed to serving the Madison community with integrity, empathy and pride. The application period ends October 19, 2020. Check out our website for more information: … [read more]

September 21, 2020 1:21 PM

We are hosting a "virtual" informational session with Academy Sergeant Theresa Magyera. She will provide a rundown of the current hiring timeline, share tips on how to prepare for a career at MPD and answer any questions! Click the link below to join a meeting! Wednesday, September 30th at … [read more]

September 20, 2020 9:51 AM

When asked about her interests, Crystal Pleasnick playfully replies, "I'm really not that interesting!" She proceeds to explain that when not taking care of her immediate family, she enjoys watching Svengoolie, old episodes of the Twilight Zone, or is engaged in other bits of nostalgic pop … [read more]

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