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I can be the difference

That's what everyone who decides to be a police officer has to believe.

There are plenty of good reasons to choose a career with the Buffalo Police Department:

  • Being there when someone needs you
  • Solving problems to make a better community
  • Having the honor of serving the City of Buffalo and the great citizens who live and work here.

You see, when you take the test to become a Buffalo Police Officer, your life isn't the only one that will be changed.

BPD Officers face the full range of assignments demanded by a modern, urban police force. From situations that are potentially dangerous, to quiet moments where your advice and guidance can shape a young person's life forever. Every day, every hour, can bring new challenges and new opportunities to be the difference.

The BPD offers competitive salaries, excellent benefit packages and opportunities for advancement. The next exam has not yet been scheduled

We do hope that you'll take the first step toward being the difference and take the test.