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Application resources

Recruiting NOW for Police and Protective Security Officers!

Are you ready for a career in policing with SA Police?

Once you determine that you meet our eligibility criteria, you’ll be ready to submit an application. Our quick self-assessment checklist can help you confirm your eligibility.

Police Officer and Community Constable applications

To submit an application for a career with SA Police – as a police officer or community constable – you first need to download and complete the following forms:


Feel free also to include any additional documentation or information that you feel can help support your application.

Once you collect all the required documents, send your application to:

South Australia Police Recruiting Section
100 Angas Street
Adelaide SA 5000

*Please be aware that your personal details (name, date and address) will be published electronically on SA Police's intranet for confidential comment by serving SA Police employees.

Once you submit your application, we will evaluate it to ensure you meet our eligibility criteria. If you do, we’ll invite you to begin the recruitment process. We will invite interstate applicants and those living in regional South Australia to a five-day recruitment event that takes place at our police headquarters, where you’ll complete all the testing over that time.

Protective Security Officer applications

To submit an expression of interest for a career with SA Police - as a protective security officer, please follow the link below

You will be contacted to provide further information and arrange testing.


Learn more about the SA Police recruitment process for police officers, protective security officers and community constables.

To apply for other support roles, see our current vacancies or volunteer opportunities.