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A Rewarding Career

Being an LAXPD officer is one of the most exciting, challenging, and rewarding careers you’ll ever encounter. Our force is responsible for keeping one of the world’s busiest airports safe and secure for thousands of travelers each day. Since 9/11, LAXPD officers have served a vital role in keeping our nation’s citizens safe from terrorist threats.

Do you have what it takes to be a part of this specialized and unique law enforcement agency? Officers in the LAXPD are held to the highest standards of sound decision making, maturity, and responsible past behaviors. Only the individuals with the greatest chance of success in their training and in continuing employment are chosen for these critical positions.

Perhaps one of the best benefits of the LAXPD is that youíll have the prestige and rewards that come with being a police officer in a constantly changing and challenging environment that other law enforcement positions do not entail. So whether itís your lifelong dream to wear a badge or youíre simply contemplating a career change, read on to learn more about the exciting opportunities the LAXPD offers.



The rewards of a career with the LAXPD:

  • Competitive salaries at all levels of service
  • Regular raises and opportunities for promotion
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Generous vacation pay and sick leave benefits
  • Excellent health and dental plans available
  • Great pension plan



MISSION STATEMENT: The Mission of the LAXPD is to provide world-class law enforcement and security services for the protection of all persons and property at LAX by:

  • Identifying, deterring and defeating terrorist threats to the global aviation security system;
  • Safely directing and controlling vehicular and pedestrian traffic;
  • Working in partnership with the aviation community to enhance public safety;
  • Proactively preventing and suppressing criminal activity;
  • Treating all persons with respect and dignity;
  • Fostering an environment that facilitates continuing education and training of all personnel.


VISION STATEMENT: The Vision of Los Angeles Airport Police is to be the Leader in Aviation Law Enforcement and Security.


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If you are interested in learning more, please
contact our Recruitment Office at 866 462-4773