Public Safety
How to Apply for Police Officer (LAPD)


1. Register and complete the Public Safety Online Application.
Upon completion of the application, which includes the Preliminary Background Application (PBA) and Job Preview Questionnaire (JPQ), you will receive feedback indicating the impact that any of your background issues may have on your candidacy.
2. PRINT the resulting Confirmation Page to bring with you to the Personnel Department.
A listing of test locations and times will be provided.