Become an aurora police officer

Do you have what it takes to become one of us? Tradition, Courage, Passion, Service, Pride... they're not just words, they're our character. With more than 300 sworn police officers and 100 professional staff members, the Aurora Police Department has a mission of enhancing the quality of life in Aurora through innovation, partnerships, and dedicated service to our community. 

The Aurora Police Department is the second-largest municipal police department in the State of Illinois and traces its roots back over 150 years. APD has become known as a leader in 21st Century Policing and focuses each day on building relationships with the community. 

Connect with the Aurora Police Department's Recruiting Team

  1. What Position Are You Interested In?
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    Help us connect you with the best recruiter by answering the questions below.

  3. Are you currently a police officer in the State of Illinois?
  4. Are you currently a police officer in another state?
  5. Are you currently a telecommunications operator?

    APD provides full training for people interested in a career in 911 telecommunications. We also offer a lateral transfer program for people currently employed at 911 Centers.

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Have Questions or Need More Info? 

If you have additional questions regarding the police application, testing and hiring process, please reach out to the Aurora Police Department's Recruiting Team. 

Click here to connect with our recruiting team

Phone: (630) 256-COPS (2677)

Email: [email protected]

  1. APD Recruiting Team

    Phone: (630) 256-COPS (2677)

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