How to Apply
Fill out the Application
Contact the Personnel & Training Office if you would like us to mail an application to you.
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.
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 your application and attachments to the Personnel & Training Office at JoinMPD@cityofmadison.com.
Mail your application and attachments to:
Madison Police Department
5702 Femrite Dr
Madison, WI 53718
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.