How to Apply

Fill out the Application

Application Form Application Form (Word)

Contact the Personnel & Training Office if you would like us to mail an application to you.
Email: JoinMPD@cityofmadison.com
Phone: (608) 266-4190

Make sure you fill out the application completely and accurately, and review your answers carefully. Your application serves as a measure of your professionalism and attention to detail during the hiring process.

Attachments

When you send in your application, make sure you attach all required documents.

  • Application Form
  • Essay Question, if not included in the application.
  • Transcripts from each post-high school educational institution. If you have taken no college courses, attach your high school transcript or GED high school equivalency scores.
  • DD-214 form, if you have served in the military. If you are a current service member, please submit a DD-214 form when released from active duty.
  • You may attach a resume, letters of recommendation, or any other documentation, if desired.

The application requires a ten-year employment history. You can request your social security earnings information from the Social Security Administration, for a fee. This information includes a ten-year employment history.

Submit the Application

Email

Email your application and attachments to the Personnel & Training Office at JoinMPD@cityofmadison.com.

Mail

Mail your application and attachments to:

Madison Police Department
Attn: Recruitment

5702 Femrite Dr
Madison, WI 53718

After Applying

We will send you an email when we have received your application. If you have not received a confirmation email within ten business days, contact the Personnel & Training Office.

Learn more about the hiring process.

Recruitment Questions

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

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