On this sample police officer cover letter, it is short and to the point. You do want to tie any applicable experience to the job that you are applying for. If you don't have job experience, use academy training, life experience, education or if you have too, desire. Desire is the toughest thing to sell an employer because you want to show desire without showing that you might be over zealous.
Cover letter sample for Police Officer positions. Example of Police Law Enforcement Cover Letter. Become a Cop
This is one basic layout of a cover letter for Police Officers. You can adapt it and put it into your own words. I just wanted to give you an idea of what a cover letter for these agencies may look like.
Dear MR.,MS. MRS. Captain, Chief of Police, Whatever applies:
It is my understanding that you are hiring police officers with experience in (state what they are after, patrol duties, traffic enforcement, whatever they are after), after serving (how long) in the (name of department and the division that makes you qualified for the job). While there, I (briefly state your police experience that would apply like "handled all traffic fatalities as a certified accident investigator. Cater it to whatever they want that YOU can offer!)
I'm writing this cover letter to confirm my attendance at your Police Officer Testing Site in Sante Fe on July 11, 2123
I would also welcome an opportunity to meet with you in person at any time that would be convenient for you. If this is possible, please let me know. It would be a pleasure to meet with you to discuss the position and to allow me the opportunity to present the documents and citations that I have received over my career.