We are always looking for people to join our ʻohana!

One of the greatest aspects about working at the Kauai Police Department, besides being granted the opportunity to serve such an active role within our island community, is that the majority of our jobs are recession-proof. That's because there is always a need to help keep the community safe.

If you're interested in becoming a part of our team and would like to learn more about the recruitment process for Police Officers, please visit the Police Services Officer recruitement webpage for more information.

We also have a variety of civilian positions that play a key role in the department being able to provide the highest level of professional service to the community.  These positions include but are not limited to Police Dispatcher and Clerk. If you’re interested in finding out if we're actively recruiting for civilian positions, please visit


Kauai Police Department Recruitment

The Kauai Police Department employs approximately 162 sworn personnel and about 63 non-sworn personnel. Entry-level positions include:

A primary focus for KPD over the last few years has been to recruit and hire more police officers; a challenge that is complicated by the extremely low unemployment rate in the State of Hawaii.

The Kauai Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Pre Employment Links

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PRST Preparation Handbook 12/8/20146.77 MBDownload
Written Entry Exam Study Guide 4/5/20211.29 MBDownload