Erie City Police Department Is Accepting Applications

The City of Erie Police Department is hiring law enforcement personnel. Applications are being accepted from April 3, 2023 to June 30, 2023. Nearly 170 years of tradition set the Erie Police Department apart. Hiring its first African-American officer in 1904, and Pennsylvania's first female officer in 1916, EPD has consistently been ahead of its time. We are committed to diversity. We value our veterans. We serve the community first. Our training prepares us, but integrity determines how we respond. We are one team. We are called to serve and sworn to protect.  And in everything we do-we'll have your back. Join a new generation of policing.


  1. $51,461 starting salary
  2. $78,906 salary after 48 months
  3. $97,039 Class A salary after 60 months
  4. Advancement opportunities


  1. Vested pension after 12 years of service
  2. Clothing and cleaning purchase allowance
  3. Bonus for post-secondary education
  4. 457(b) and 401(a) plans available
  5. Medical, dental, prescription, vision, and life insurance at minimal cost


  1. Applications are handled by the Northwest PA Regional Police Testing Consortium
  2. Applications will be accepted from April 3, 2023 to June 30, 2023
  3. There is an $80 application fee which is payable online or by signed money order


  1. Agility test will be August 5, 2023 at the North East High School Track
  2. Written Test will be August 5, 2023 at Mercyhurst University Municipal Police Training Academy
  3. Find out more about the application and testing process by scanning the QR code below or visiting

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