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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 majority of Victoria Police members work as general duties police officers who:

  • are first on the scene at any reportable crime or public need
  • provide their service to the community 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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

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

How to apply

Step 1: Read and confirm

Step 2: Prepare your application

You will be required to submit an online application form consisting of:

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

We encourage you to:

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

Step 3: Apply now

Start your career with Victoria Police.

Apply now

Reviewed 16 March 2023


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