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Police Officer


Police Officer



Potential Starting Salary Range:


$7,000 sign-on bonus for a Certified Police Officer

General Nature of Work:

Patrols specific beat on foot and in the patrol car;  Checks doors, windows, and premises of buildings; Transports prisoners to jail or Police Department; Attends court as arresting officer; Investigates suspicious conditions and complaints to make arrests of violators; Directs traffic; Monitors traffic and issues citations for violations; Performs road checks for routine license/insurance checks; Assists other officers as needed; Completes necessary reports to maintain police records; Monitors for automobiles parked in restricted areas, and issues citations to violators when necessary; Maintains law and order in crowds and attend parades, funerals, or other public gatherings; Operates two-way radio to dispatch patrol cars to the scene of a disturbance or crime; May perform police duties in plain clothes as assigned; Performs related duties as required. 

Training and Experience:

Should have the ability to observe situations analytically and objectively and be able to record them clearly and completely; Should have good oral and written communication skills; Should be able to react quickly and calmly in emergency situations; Should be able to carry out oral and written instructions; Should have the ability to develop skills in the use and care of firearms and in the operation of motor vehicles; Must be a high school graduate or equivalent. Should be at least 18 years of age; Must be willing to be fingerprinted and a search made of local, state, and national fingerprint files to disclose a criminal record; Must be willing to take a polygraph and have a psychological evaluation performed; Must be certified under the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council; Must demonstrate on and off-duty conduct that does not bring discredit to the officer, the department, or the City; Prior experience in police work preferred.

Application for Employment

We consider applications for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

We are an equal opportunity employer

If you would like to be considered for this position, complete the employment application below. You may email your completed application to Human Resources at or fax it to 229-873-3108.

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