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Hyattsville Police Department Employment Opportunities

The Hyattsville Police Department is a nationally accredited agency. We are actively recruiting individuals for the positions of police officer and police dispatcher.  Applicants must meet minimum qualifications and pass a complete background investigation. 

The City of Hyattsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, political or union affiliation.

The Hyattsville Police Department offers a competitive starting salary and excellent benefits for full-time employment. If you are considering a career in law enforcement, give one of our recruiters a call at (301) 985-5067 or email to:

 To view the steps necessary for employment, please visit the following page(s):
* For Maryland MPCTC Certified Applicants -  Employment Application Process (EPO) 
* For Non-Certified Police Officer Applicants   -  Employment Application Process 

To view the announcement for the position of Police Dispatcher, click here.
Please note: The agency must contact all previous employers; however, at the applicant's request, the agency will delay contacting current employers until later in the process, and will notify the applicant before any current employer is contacted with regard to the applicant's work history and suitability for Police Department employment.

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Positions Available:

Hyattsville Safe Streets Initiative Coordinator Position  (Open until filled)
Hyattsville Safe Streets Initiative Crime Analyst Position  (Open until filled)