Entry Level Police Communications

Contact Information

Applications are only accepted during official posting periods. Applicants will be notified by email at least 5 days prior to the exam of the official date, time, and location of the exam.

Completed accommodation documents can ONLY be accepted during official posting periods via email to:


This email address is for applications documents only, no questions received will be answered. Please contact the OSE directly for assistance.

As of March of 2023 the Office of State Examiner will now be offering statewide testing for the Entry Level Police Communications exam. Applicants who pass the exam can then transfer their score to any civil service board they would like to.  We will post for a period of 10 days for each monthly exam.

In order to apply to take the Police Communications Officer exam you must apply during the 10-day posting period listed below.

*** The posting period is now CLOSED ***

Please click the Police Officer Application link listed below to be taken to our online form. The online form must be completed ONLY during official posting periods.

If you are requesting Veteran’s Points or an American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodation you will be required to submit your supporting documents separately from the application. You must email them to policeapplication@la.gov during the posting period, and before the application deadline.

For more information about ADA accommodations and what required documents you need to send, please visit our ADA Testing Accommodations page

Police Communications Officer Application

You will receive test information and your test score only by the email you supply on your application.  If you have not received an email from policeapplication@la.gov five (5) days prior to the exam date, please contact Courtney Territo at 225-925-7053.

Once you apply, take, and pass the exam you must then contact the civil service board you wish to be employed with, fill out an application, and report your score to them. Once their board approves your application you will be placed on an eligibility list and you may then begin your working test period.

Next Exam Date – November 7, 2023 Alexandria, LA

The Office of State Examiner will begin accepting applications on October 9, 2023

Application deadline is October 18, 2023

Upcoming Statewide Exam Dates

January 24, 2024 – Bossier City, LA

    • Posting Period 12/11//23 – 12/20/23

March 19, 2024 – Baton Rouge, LA

    • Posting Period 2/12/24 – 2/21/24

May 14, 2024 – Baton Rouge, LA

    • Posting Period 4/8/24 – 4/17/24

Available Testing

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Sorry, no upcoming testing at this time.