Ever wondered just how the Owensboro Police Department hires employees? Have you considered applying for a position at OPD? Well, here's your chance to find out more information!

The Owensboro Police Department is hosting a hiring forum Wednesday, February 19th from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. The event will be held in the Community Room at the station, 222 E 9th Street.

Here's what to expect from the event via the OPD:

The Owensboro Police Department will be conducting a public forum to discuss our hiring process. Our goal is to better inform potential applicants about the various steps involved in becoming a member of our team. The forum is open to the public and we encourage those interested in applying with the Owensboro Police Department to attend.

Discussions about the complete hiring process for positions such as Police Officer, Telecommunicator, and Call Taker will include:

The application process

Peace Officer Professional Standards (POPS) testing


Background Investigations

Polygraph Testing

Job Offers

Post-Offer testing

Commission Vote

Members of the department associated with hiring and training will be present and will gladly answer any questions you may have.