Police Employment & Recruitment

The Winter Haven Police Department employs 92 Police Officers and 33 civilian support personnel. To maintain the highest level of efficiency, we incorporate state-of-the-art equipment with ongoing innovative in-house training programs.

If you feel you are a candidate who can support our mission, purpose, core values, and beliefs, a law enforcement career with the Winter Haven Police Department offers a challenging and exciting opportunity. We have a very active Reserve Unit as well.

Candidates for Police Officer are chosen from a competitive field of applicants based on test scores, assessments, and a rigorous background investigation.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

The City of Winter Haven is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Openings

To view all job openings, please visit the City of Winter Haven Job Opportunities Page.


Download the application for a police officer position and turn it in at the City of Winter Haven Human Resources Division, located at:
500 3rd Street NW
Winter Haven, FL 33881

Contact Us

Contact Personnel Selection at 863-291-5858, ext. 2243 or send an email for more information.