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A Career with APD


“Honor, Integrity, Duty”

If you have the motivation to excel in a rewarding, proactive police environment, where the opportunity to build a career exists, the City of Allentown Police Department is looking for the best and brightest to join our team. Learn more about our department, how we hire, and apply for a position in the pages within this section.

Allentown Police Department handles over 100,000 calls for service yearly. Typically, officers on the street work five 8 hour shifts, have 2 days off, then work five 8 hour shifts, and have 3 days off. We have rotating shifts along with a steady night shift. Specialty units have different works hours than others. All of our Officers and Supervisors collectively work together to form the APD family.

We offer specialty teams of:

  • K9
  • Motorcycle
  • Crisis Negotiation Team
  • Youth Division
  • Emergency Response Team
  • School Resource Officer, and many more.

To learn more about our department and the hiring process, click on the links in the left pane menu.

Officer Fegley and K9 Jax



**Information on this page is subject to change.