The CMHA PD seeks candidates who share our values and desire opportunities with a highly trained, community-minded professional workforce where respect, teamwork and camaraderie is the culture. The CMHA PD is a nationally accredited police department by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). The CMHA PD provides an exciting learning environment with a highly trained and well-disciplined team of law enforcement professionals who have earned the respect of the varied and diverse communities they serve.

As a newly appointed team member, you will be partnered with an experienced officer and learn how to provide superior law enforcement services. The CMHA PD provides professional development and wellness through access to ongoing training, mentoring and professional development for a long, fulfilling law enforcement career. Uniformed Officers typically work 12-hour shifts (7 a.m. - 7 p.m., 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.). Some team members work an 8-hour shift depending on the assignment.

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OpportunitiesThere are a variety of opportunities to serve with the CMHA PD. Every member plays an integral and essential role in the department's day-to-day operations. The CMHA PD actively recruits and seeks qualified applicants to serve in various capacities. Learn more about opportunities that best suit your interests and career path.
Application Process
  1. Complete the CMHA application
  2. Complete the Personal History Questionnaire and Pre Employment Inquiry Release
  3. Interview in-person/virtual
  4. Computer Voice Stress Analyzer (CVSA)
  5. Physical agility
  6. Undergo a comprehensive background investigation and computerized history check
  7. Background verification interview
  8. Psychological examination
  9. Medical and drug screen
  10. A formal offer of employment
For more information, please contact Talent Acquisition Manager Lonnie Singer at 216.271.2858 or

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to CMHA PD. Diversity is reflected in the workforce and Command Staff. CMHA's PD takes great pride in engaging the community and providing residents and staff with the highest quality of services.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other bases under the law.