US Capitol Police - Application and Hiring Process
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The United States Capitol Police encourages applicants to apply for positions electronically by submitting an application online at

All positions have unique application procedures; therefore, applicants are encouraged to view the current vacancy announcements and follow the specific application procedures, to include submission of: USAJobs application, questionnaire and required documentation.

The diagram below illustrates the hiring process for entry-level officers.

Hiring Flow Chart


*Please note that the hiring process may take up to six months.