Emergency - 911
Non-Emergency - 727-893-7780
Social Media Twitter YouTubr Facebook Nextdoor
Large police logo
Small police logo
Police Line


We are accepting applications from Florida certified and out of state certified law enforcement officers that are qualified to attend the Equivalency of Training (EOT) program. We are also accepting applications for the position of Police Cadet.

Thank you for your interest in becoming a part of the the St. Petersburg Police Department.  The St. Petersburg Police Department is a progressive police department dedicated to providing its residents with the best in law enforcement service. 

This is reflected in our mission statement and department tenets of Loyalty, Integrity, and Honor. The St. Petersburg Police Department has been accredited with CALEA since 1985.

The City of St. Petersburg is committed to affirmative action, is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages individuals with disabilities and United States military veterans to apply for posted positions. In accordance with Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes, qualified service members/veterans and the spouses/family members of certain service members/veterans receive preference/priority in selection processes.  Eligible applicants are responsible to apply for Veterans’ Preference at the time of submission of any job application.


Police Officer

The St. Petersburg Police Department is NOT ACCEPTING applications from Florida certified law enforcement Officers and applications for the position of Police Cadet (law enforcement academy sponsorship) at this time. The following pages will provide additional information about the positions and please use the available links to determine if you are eligible to apply.

Click here for learn more about police officer employment


Emergency Communications

The St. Petersburg Police Department's Communications Center is accepting applications

Click here for learn more about Emergency Communications employment