Police Officer

Blakely, GA
Blakely Police Department

Position Summary:

The City of Blakely is seeking responsible Police Officers to maintain law and order, protect members of the public and their property, reduce and prevent crime, and foster community relations. The goal is to achieve community safety and crime reduction.


  • Be at least 18 years of age;
  • Be a citizen of the United States;
  • Have a high school diploma or its recognized equivalent;
  • Not have been convicted in any court of any crime, the punishment for which could have been imprisonment in a federal or state prison or institution, nor shall such person have been convicted of sufficient misdemeanors to establish a pattern of disregard for the law.
  • Be fingerprinted and a search made of local, state, and national fingerprint files to disclose any criminal record;
  • Possess good moral character as determined by investigation under procedures established by the Georgia Peace Officers Standards and Training Council;
  • Be found, after examination by a licensed physician or surgeon, to be free from any physical, emotional, or mental condition which might adversely affect such person’s exercising of the powers or duties of a police officer;
  • Complete satisfactorily at least a basic certification course as required by Chapter 8 of Title 35 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated as amended from time to time. (If not currently certified).