ORLANDO, Fla. – Orlando police are hoping to turn some dog walkers, into crime fighters. Can active duty, reserve, or military veterans apply?Reserve and retired military may apply at any time. Online. For updated information on the threat of coronavirus/COVID-19, visit orlando.gov/covid19. How long is the hiring process? Orlando police recruiting for dog walker watch program 'Yappy Hour' event hosted at Park of Americas. To become an Emergency Communications Specialist (ECS), you must first meet the minimum requirements: 1. Officers are looking to train people who go out with their dogs in the same neighborhood every day on how to look out for suspicious incidents and people. Does the police department have a tattoo policy?Yes. You also may not have any currently pending charges. During a press conference on Thursday, Chief Orlando Rolón debuted the agency’s new recruitment video, which highlights courage, pride and commitment to service. For details on how to apply for open positions, visit orlando.gov/police. Starting annual pay for officers with no experience is now $49,248 and officers with experience in year 12, the base salary is $85,878. We are always looking for highly qualified applicants. Have a high school diploma or GED. Where do I apply? "The men and women at the Orlando Police Department are some of the most dedicated and loyal public servants in this great nation, and we continue to seek the best to join us in serving the city beautiful with Courage, Pride and Commitment," Rolón said. We are always looking for highly qualified applicants. Lastly, you would return for post offer examinations. Copyright 2015 by ClickOrlando.com. Orlando Police recruiting new officers. #CourageWanted pic.twitter.com/WVbj2bhIWO. Rolón said nearly 80 positions are open at the department, which he hopes to have filled by June. 2,589 were here. Can I apply if I have been arrested?Your arrest record will be scrutinized closely. Your application will be disqualified if you have been convicted of a felony, or convicted of any offense considered domestic violence. Copyright 2020 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved. In observance of Thanksgiving, City Hall and all city offices will be closed Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27, 2020. The Orlando Police Department hires the finest and most qualified candidates to help reduce crime and maintain livable city neighborhoods. I Sylvester Hankins Park Neighborhood Center, Request Street Trees for Your Neighborhood, Apply to Become an Orlando Police Officer, Become a Police Department Emergency Communications Specialist (ECS), Sign up for the Cannabis Diversionary Program, Apply for the Hispanic Citizen Police Academy, Apply to Become an Orlando Police Airport Operations Officer, Sign Up for Swimming Lessons & Activities, Find Park and Recreation Activity Listings, Apply for City of Orlando Youth Employment, Register for a Neighborhood Center Learning Pod, Educational Programs for Schools and Organizations, Request an Environmental Program for Your School or Group, Request a Tour of our Water Reclamation Facility, Request the Orlando Fire Department for an Event, Request Green Works to Speak at Your Event, Explore the Mennello Museum of American Art, Schedule a Tour, Field Trip or Outreach with Leu Gardens, Request a Private Group Class at the Pottery Studio, Request a Team Clay Workshop at the Pottery Studio, Request to Show Your Art in a City Gallery, Families, Parks and Recreation Department, Office of Business and Financial Services, Housing and Community Development Department, Host a Virtual National Night Out Block Party, For Non-Profits and Community Organizations, Join the City's Community Engagement Group, View City Board Calendar, Minutes and Agendas, City of Orlando Visual, Branding Assets and Guidelines, General Employees Pension Advisory Committee. Contact the Orlando Police Department. Active duty military should time their application to begin approximately 2 to 3 months before their separation date. To help with recruiting, Orlando police are holding a "Yappy Hour" event, Thursday evening. The Orlando Police Department, and the Recruiting Unit appreciates the hard work you put in everyday. If you need help with the Public File, call 407-291-6000. Frequently asked questions about the application and hiring process to becoming a police officer.