Police Officer

New Orleans Police Department
Orlando, FL 32801
United States

A NOPD officer provides protection of life and property within the municipal boundaries of the Parish of Orleans and the City of New Orleans. This is a full time job.


The responsibilities of an NOPD officer include protecting life, preserving the peace, and performing their duties satisfactorily. Including, but not limited to:

Responding to calls for service and emergency assistance

Rendering aid to the physically injured

Investigating safety hazards and taking action to correct potential problem areas

Enforcing state and city ordinances relating to keeping the peace

Providing motorized, foot and bicycle patrol to residential and business areas

Practicing problem solving techniques in support of the department's, community policing and problem solving strategies

Operating police vehicles in routine and emergency situations

Participating in job-related training and courses to maintain skills, knowledge and abilities

Acting without direct supervision and exercising independent discretion in meeting emergencies

Pursuing and apprehending fleeing suspects (climbing fences or walls, jumping ditches, running up to several blocks, etc.)

Using firearms and other means of self-defense


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. An applicant must be:

At least 20 years old

Licensed to drive with a good driving record and driving experience

In good physical and psychological condition to perform the essential functions of the job of Police Officer

Possess a state approved G.E.D./high school diploma

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Company Description
The mission of the New Orleans Police Department is to provide professional police services to the public in order to maintain order and protect life and property. In order to accomplish our mission, we are committed to the philosophy of Community Oriented Policing as a means to inform our organizational decisions and prioritize our crime fighting and quality of life initiatives by engaging each neighborhood and community organization in collaborative problem-solving partnerships.