LAPD Events and Hiring Seminars

Effective 11/8/21, Police Officer Candidates attending indoor in-person tests will need to provide proof of Vaccination. 

Types of Acceptable Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination

  • CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card (White Card) - front and back
  • California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Digital Vaccination Record

People who were vaccinated in California can get a free digital COVID-19 Vaccination Record at 

Vaccination Mandate within City facilities.  Patrons entering a City facility must show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test within 72 hours.

LAPD Hiring Mixer 

Saturday, February 4, 2023 at 9:00am 

St. Lawrence of Brinidisi Church 

10122 Compton Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90002


Candidate Check-In from 8am-9am
​Breakout sessions will take place from  11am - 12pm

• Personal History Statement • Backgrounds • Financial Literacy

Multiple Choice Test at 12:30pm

Free Lunch Provided to Multiple Choice Test Takers


Click here to register:

Women's Virtual Hiring Workshop

Thursday, February 16, 2023 at 6:00pm 


Virtual Mixer, Q&A

Speakers include: Commander Flores & Commander Cortez 


Google RSVP link:

Zoom Link:

LAPD Hiring Seminar 

Saturday, February 25, 2023 at 8:00am 

Ahmanson Recruit Training Center

5651 W. Manchester Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90045


Candidate Check - In from 7am - 8am

Multiple Choice Test at 8:00am & PFQ at 11:30am


Click here to register:

Regularly Scheduled LAPD In-Person Community Tests

Testing is offered at a first come first serve basis.

Van Nuys Area Testing Location:
Every Tuesday at 7pm

Marvin Braude Building

6262 Van Nuys Blvd., Van Nuys, CA 91401

Street parking available.


Los Angeles Area Testing Location:
Every Saturday at 7:30am

Every Other Thursday: To find the next test at this location, click here:

Medical Service Division

520 E. Temple St. Los Angeles, CA 90012 

Street parking is available at MSD. 


MC Test is available online & in person


Before you can be scheduled for the on-line test, you must complete both of the following steps. After you have completed these two steps, you will receive a unique test code for the online Multiple-Choice Test within one week.

  1. Complete a Police Officer application on, if you have not done so already.

  2. Create a profile and submit an application on the Personnel Website by clicking the “Apply” icon at the following link: Please note that this is a second application that must completed to enable on-line testing. The remaining test parts in the Police Officer selection process will be scheduled and/or administered on the website.



In-Person testing, candidates can view In-Person testing locations and dates here:

LAPD candidates are required to wear Business Attire during all test parts and meetings with Recruitment and Employment Division unless otherwise instructed.

PFQ is back! 

Please note that PFQ's are by appointment only.

The Physical Fitness Qualifier (PFQ) takes place during the first 7 calendar days of each month. Please self-schedule on your myPD candidate portal or contact a Recruitment Officer at 213-473-3450 for scheduling assistance.  Candidate Advancement Program registration is unavailable during the first 7 calendar days of each month, as it is reserved for PFQ appointments.  Candidates are encouraged to take the PFQ every month to see improvement and work on building a better score.

CAP is back! 

FREE OF CHARGE. Participants must have PASSED the LAPD MC test.

CAP (Candidate Advancement Program)

In order to receive credit for attending CAP, candidates are required to register on the myPD portal, link below.

Candidates need to schedule CAP attendance via their portal under CAP calendar:


Mondays & Wednesdays 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Saturdays 7:30 am to 10:30 am

Ahmanson Recruit Training Center

5651 W. Manchester Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90045


Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

LAPD Academy at Elysian Park

1880 N. Academy Road (near Dodger Stadium), Los Angeles, CA 90012

Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm 
Devonshire Police station

10250 Etiwanda Ave, Northridge, CA 91324
Phone(818) 832-0633


New CAP Location Starting on 1/21/23

Saturdays: 7:30am - 10:30am
Mt. San Antonio College 

1100 N Grand Ave, Walnut, CA 91789
Cross streets W. Temple Ave & Bonita Dr. adjacent to practice football field 750GP. 
CAP candidates are to park and meet in LOT L at 730AM.  Workout area will be located at 750GP. Map located below.

On the following dates: 
January  21st
February 4th, 11th, 18th, & 25th

Mt. Sac Map New

Women's CAP is back!

It will be offered on the third Saturday of every month from 7:30 am - 10:30 am.  
Pre-Register on Eventbrite at

WOMEN'S CAP WILL BE OPEN TO ALL WOMEN INTERESTED OVER THE AGE OF 20 1/2. You do not have to be an LAPD candidate.


Oral Prep

Oral Prep Seminar, Wednesdays at 10 am
Pre-Register on Eventbrite at, to receive the Zoom link in your email.
Attendance is limited to 25, pre-register asap to ensure a spot!