From time to time, the City of Lafayette Police Department posts available police officer positions on our website at lafayetteco.gov/jobs. A person who is interested in becoming a police officer for the City of Lafayette may sign up to receive an email when a new position is posted. We usually require applicants be POST Certified however, there are also openings for Police Recruits. Recruits are sent to academy while working for us. We encourage Police Officers who are POST Certified and have policing experience to apply; we offer lateral transfers.