Police Officer

Andalusia, AL
Andalusia Police Department

Open until filled

Essential Functions:

  • The employee is responsible for delivery of traditional police patrol services.
  • Answers calls for police service, provides preventative patrol, observes for violations of laws and ordinances, performs preliminary investigations of crimes, and serves as protector of life and property.
  • Responsible for responding to calls relayed by dispatcher including domestic disputes, assaults, burglaries, traffic accidents, and others.
  • Responsible for patrolling an assigned area of the city by motor vehicle.
  • Conducts field interviews and follow up investigations which include protecting crime scenes.
  • Gathers evidence and information and notifies appropriate personnel.
  • Testifies, researches, and presents evidence in court proceedings; completes reports; apprehends, arrests, and processes offenders.
  • May be assigned special duties.


  • It is strongly desired applicant be Alabama Peace Officer’s Standards and Training Commission Certified. Any applicant not APOST certified must successfully complete the required aptitude test.
  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to work overtime and non-standard hours, weekends and holidays.
  • Possess a valid Alabama Driver’s License.
  • Ability to re-certify in firearms on a biannual basis.
  • May be required to become Breath Testing Certified, ACJIS Certified, Doppler Radar Certified, and CPR Certified.
  • It is preferred that the applicant should be proficient in computer terminology and operation. This should include a proficiency in Office 2000, Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
  • Willing to submit to extensive pre-employment tests to include physicals, drug screens and criminal background checks.