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Laterals/Accelerated Academy

The Madison Police Department is currently recruiting for an "accelerated" academy exclusively for veteran police officers (i.e., officers with three or more years of continuous and full-time law enforcement experience in patrol, in the State of Wisconsin). As a veteran police officer you would attend our accelerated Academy, (taught in-house by MPD Training Staff, non-residential, Monday-Friday, 8a-4p, with full pay and benefits provided) following the academy you would participate in a condensed field training program before moving seamlessly to a position in Patrol Services. The accelerated academy is scheduled to begin at the end of May, 2022.

The application deadline for this academy is December 13, 2021.

Krueger Favour, Jennifer

Jennifer Krueger Favour

Captain of Training

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

August 4, 2021 1:49 PM

We are currently accepting applications for our 2022 academy. If you would like to be considered for our next testing session, applications must be received by September 1, 2021. Instructions are provided on our website at: http://www.cityofmadison.com/police/jointeam/ [read more]

June 18, 2021 8:54 AM

Do you have a desire to serve your community through a rewarding career in law enforcement? Join recruiters from agencies throughout Dane County to talk about your future career! This outdoor event will take place at the Madison Area Technical College Protective Services Building parking lot … [read more]

May 4, 2021 9:50 AM

This summer and fall, join us for an exclusive "Getting to know YOUR MPD" virtual series, featuring Training and Recruiting Sergeant, Theresa Magyera while she gives you a closer look at officers at the Madison Police Department. Interested in joining the team? Visit our website at … [read more]

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