Toledo Police Announce Recruitment for the 71st Police Academy

On March 1, 2023, the Toledo Police Department will begin recruiting for the 71st Police Academy. The academy class is tentatively scheduled to begin in March 2024. All interested candidates should visit to fill out an application and register for the test.

Candidates can also call the Recruitment Unit at (419) 280-1852 or email

The Toledo Police Department is striving to hire a qualified group of applicants who represent the diverse culture and hardworking nature of the City of Toledo. If you are a person with a desire to serve the community and are dedicated to upholding the values of the Toledo Police Department, you are encouraged to apply and take the test.

Testing will again be conducted by The National Testing Network (NTN). The testing and application period is March 2, 2023 – July 17, 2023. Testing is generally in-person, but applicants can test on-line from home with proper equipment. After passing the NTN test, applicants will be required to pass a stringent background investigation, a psychological examination, and a physical fitness test.

The Toledo Police Recruitment Unit will begin hosting recruitment events throughout the city in order to connect with hopeful applicants, answer questions, and provide information regarding the process. All events will be posted on TPD’s social media outlets. For more information, please contact the Toledo Police Department Recruitment Unit at (419) 280- 1852 or ##