Join the Rockledge Police Department!

The Rockledge Police Department has many opportunities for a rewarding and exciting career in law enforcement. Officers joining RPD can look forward to a career that offers opportunities for advancement, specialty and leadership training.

If you are a motivated person who is interested in a career in law enforcement, then the Rockledge Police Department is for you. RPD is a CFA accredited agency that has a tradition of excellence. The Rockledge Police Department is committed to providing exceptional public safety services to our community and takes a leadership role in building community partnerships.

We promote diversity in our department. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

General Description of Class

This is responsible police work in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. Work involves the responsibility for prevention, detection and investigation of crimes and for maintaining law and order. Duties also consist of patrolling an assigned area, traffic regulation and direction and involvement in accident, criminal and other types of investigations. Duties may entail special assignments.

Work involves an element of personal danger and may be performed in an automobile, on a motorcycle, on a bicycle or on foot during an assigned shift. Assignments are received from superior officers and are carried out under established policies and procedures. Employees in this class must exercise considerable judgment and skill in their handling of emergencies. Performance is reviewed through conferences, handwritten and computer written reports, inspections and observations by superiors.

If you want more information about applying for a position with the Rockledge Police Department, you may submit questions to Lt. Chris Cochie via email.

Download an application for Police Officer (PDF)

Recruiting: 321-690-3988, ext. 3146

If you'd like more information regarding the Law Enforcement Academy at Eastern Florida State College, located right here in Brevard County, please click here. You'll find information on the various Law Enforcement and other Public Safety programs held at EFSC, along with information on how to complete the Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test, which is required for entry into the Law Enforcement program.