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Police officers

Are you made for more? A career as a police officer is diverse, rewarding and challenging.

Police officers perform an important role as the front line of Victoria Police.

The role and duties of a police officer are challenging but also extremely rewarding.

As a police officer you will make a difference to the Victorian community every day you work.

How to apply

Follow the below steps to improve your chances for a successful application.

Step 1: Check your eligibility and suitability

  • If you haven’t already, take our quick quiz to make sure you can fulfill our basic application requirements.

Step 2: Get prepared

You will be required to submit an online application form consisting of extended written responses, including:

  • personal details
  • employment history
  • education history
  • history of prior any offences, traffic-related matters and/or police dealings.

We encourage you to:

  • use a desktop or laptop in a quiet space to apply
  • allow at least 45 mins to complete your online application
  • take your time to complete as the content, grammar and spelling in your extended written responses will all be assessed
  • be truthful about any prior offences.

Step 3: Submit an online application

Start your career journey with Victoria Police and apply to become a police officer today

Apply now


What a day in the life can look like for a police officer with Victoria Police.

Victoria Police Real Stories: Assistant Commissioner Lauren Callaway

Victoria Police Real Stories: Acting Senior Sergeant Julian Tang

Victoria Police. Made for more.

Reviewed 15 November 2023


Victoria Police Recruitment Team, 8.00am-4.00pm (Monday - Friday)

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