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The St Petersburg Police Department is seeking highly motivated individuals that serve or have previously served our country. Members of the U.S. armed forces hold values, strengths, and skills that are necessary for a career in law enforcement. What are these values, strengths, and skills?

  • Ability to deal with difficult situations and problem solve.
  • Ability to make sound decisions quickly and under stress.
  • Ability to work in a team setting.
  • Ability to work towards a single mission as a member of a team.
  • Adaptability
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience with a variety of diversities and social challenges.
  • High Moral Character
  • High level of discipline
  • Integrity
  • Physical Stamina
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Take pride in their sacrifice and service to others.

In addition to our competitive benefits package, Veterans and current Reservists/National Guardsmen may be eligible for the following benefits:

Your service to our nation demonstrates the character that we seek in our officers. If you are looking for a job with a purpose and the ability to continue to serve your country then apply now!

If you have any questions, please contact our recruiter at 727-892-5555 or

Thank you for your service with an American Flag
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