Background and Recruiting

         
    We are currently accepting applications for Certified Police Officer and Police Recruit
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DEKALB POLICE IS AN EEO EMPLOYER
  PAY       BENEFITS
 

High School Diploma/GED 
$55,000



Bachelor's Degree or Higher
$57,750



GA Certified Officers
with 2+ Years of Experience

$59,194 (Plus $5000 hiring incentive)



Out of state certified officers may be
Equivalency of Training (EOT) eligible.

 
  • Medical Insurance
     
  • Pension Plan*/Deferred Compensation/401(a)
     
  • Triple Overtime
     
  • Opportunities for promotion
     
  • Paid Holidays/Vacation/Sick days
     
  • Tuition Reimbursement
     
  • 4 days on 3 days off (work schedule)
     
  • Take home vehicle 
     
  • Montgomery G.I. Bill Program for applicants who qualify
     
  • Civilian Opportunities
  MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
 

Age Requirement
Applicant must be at least 20 years of age (21 by academy graduation)

Education
High School Diploma/GED or higher

Vision
20/40 corrected in one eye and 20/20 corrected in the other eye with uncorrected vision of 20/100; color blindness is acceptable if correctable with a corrective contact lens

Driver's License
Applicant must have a valid driver's license

Health and Well Being
Good physical and mental health

Character
Good moral character

Criminal Record
No felony convictions

No domestic violence (misdemeanor or felony) convictions

Citizenship
Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen

If Veteran
Honorable discharge

 

CONTACT US:
DeKalb Police Department
1960 W. Exchange Place
Tucker, GA 30084

(770) 724-7445
DIAL 911 FOR EMERGENCIES

 

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@DeKalbCountyPD