The Mount Dora Police Department is a professional, proactive, community-oriented police agency, which is dedicated to serving our community. We utilize the best equipment, latest technology, innovative techniques, and continual training to provide the finest law-enforcement services possible.

Our goal is to provide a safe and livable environment for all of our families, businesses, and visitors. The Mount Dora Police Department employs individuals of diverse backgrounds, education, and experience. The process for becoming a Mount Dora Police Officer is very competitive and only a small percentage of applicants are offered a job.

The ideal candidate is mature and hard working with a strong desire to serve our community while maintaining the highest standards in the law enforcement profession. Applicants should possess a favorable work experience, good driving history, and a low incident rate of substance abuse.

Applicants should obtain the Police Officer Addendum and City of Mount Dora Application on the City website:

Potential starting salaries for new hires is approximately $49,460.00 per year (with education and bonuses) and experienced officers may potentially earn $56,452.00 (with education and bonuses).

Applicants needing further information should contact Sgt. Barry Strykowski at 352-735-7130 ext. 2024.

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