Eligibility & Requirements

The following minimum requirements are not all-inclusive, but are among the principal factors considered in evaluating an applicant’s candidacy for employment. Any questions should be directed to the Office of Professional Standards, telephone +706 883 2631 or +706 883 2678.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must not have been convicted of a crime that could have resulted in imprisonment.
  • Must successfully undergo extensive character background, psychological, and aptitude testing.
  • Must successfully complete police academy entrance exam and 240 hours of basic training in first 12 months of employment.
  • Possess a valid driver's license
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job