What to Expect
If you are interested in becoming a police officer, you may be wondering where to start. Find out what qualifications you must meet, as well as how to succeed in the process below.

When And Where to Submit Applications
For the position of Police Officer the Dover Police Department will always accept applications. Although the department only runs testing occasionally to create eligibility lists, you can submit your application to our Training Unit at any time, and it will be kept on file until its eligibility expires.

Testing for the 2017 cycle will be held on April 1st and 2nd, 2017.  You can find more details by clicking on the TESTING & RECRUITING EVENTS link below. 

Applications can be mailed or delivered to:
Dover Police
Attn: Planning and Training Unit
400 South Queen Street
Dover, DE 19904

The Dover Police Department has stopped accepting applications for the 2017 hiring process.  All applications received after March 10th, 2017 will be saved for the 2018 process.


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At the present time, there are no civilian career opportunities.  Please check back for updates.


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