Becoming an MPD Civilian Employee

Each day, approximately 650 civilian employees serve the Metropolitan Police Department in a broad variety of engaging positions ranging from administrative, technical and operational positions to strategic and senior leadership positions. Every member plays an integral and important role in the day-to-day operations of the Department, and MPD actively recruits and seeks qualified applicants to serve in civilian capacities.

Some examples of civilian employment opportunities within the Department are:

  • Administrative support staff
  • Compliance monitors
  • Community outreach specialists
  • Intelligence analysts
  • IT project managers
  • IT software developers
  • Management analysts
  • Marketing specialists
  • Policy writers
  • Victims specialists
  • And many moreā€¦


  • Annual Leave
  • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Competitive Salary
  • Dental Coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Health Insurance
  • Language Stipend Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-term Disability Insurance Program
  • Optical Coverage
  • Paid holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan

To apply for a civilian position, please visit DCHR's career website at: