Career Opportunities

The LSU Police Department may be accepting applications for POLICE OFFICER 1-A, 2-A or 3-A (Multiple Positions) for both POST (Peace Officer Standards & Training) certified or Non-POST certified. Positions are in a training series; level of positions filled and pay above entry will depend on qualifications of candidates selected. Must have a score for the 9500-LEAPS Exam unless currently occupying a Civil Service job in the LEAPS Test Series with permanent status or re-employment eligibility.

Required Qualifications

Police Officer 1-A – No specialized experience or training is required.
Police Officer 2-A – One year of experience in law enforcement work.
Police Officer 3-A – Two years of experience in law enforcement work.

All must possess a valid Louisiana driver’s license; must have attained eighteenth birthday at time of application; an applicant who has been convicted of a felony or who is under indictment on a felony charge will be disqualified until relief from the disabilities imposed by state and federal laws is granted.

Special Requirements: Willingness and ability to perform physically strenuous activities relative to the nature of law enforcement. NOTE: For a complete list of substitutions, see the full ad on our website below. An offer of employment is contingent on passing a pre-employment background check, psychological test, and drug test. Please search vacancy announcements and or apply online at  

Call 225-578-8200 for specific questions about available opportunities with LSU Police.


The LSU Police Department serves Louisiana State University by providing effective and professional public safety services to the university community.  At various times during the year, the Department seeks applicants who are interested in a law enforcement career.