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.

In Person Hiring Workshop and Testing

Saturday, December 11th at 8:00 am 

RSVP using the Eventbrite link:

Virtual Hiring Workshop and Q&A Seminar

Tuesday, December 7th at 10:00 am 

Topics Covered

  • How to be a successful candidate
  • inside look at hiring process
  • preparing for academy
  • Q&A

RSVP using the Eventbrite link below. Upon RSVP’ing, you will receive the Zoom Webinar info for the Seminar.

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 attendees must receive a PHS PASSING score to attend the CAP program.

Space is limited to 50, due to COVID guidelines.

CAP (Candidate Advancement Program)

In order to receive credit for attending CAP, candidates are required to register on
Eventbrite. Select the location and date you would like to attend and complete the registration process.

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


Elysian Park Morning CAP
Tuesdays 5:00 am


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

LA Mission College

13356 Eldridge Ave., Sylmar, CA 91342
CAP Meeting Location:
Regular workout sessions meet on fourth level of Mission College’s parking structure.


Thursdays 5:00 am
LA Southwest College Morning CAP

1600 W. Imperial Hwy, Los Angeles, CA 90047
Meet on the football field

Rainy Day Schedule: 

If it is raining 2 hours prior to start time, CAP will be canceled.

Women's CAP is back!

Starting on October 9th Women's CAP is returning. It will be offered every other Saturday from 7:30 am - 10:30 am.  
Pre-Register on Eventbrite at

Women's CAP will be open to all women who would like to participate. You do not have to be an LAPD candidate.


Oral Prep

Oral Prep Seminar, Mondays 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!