Police Officer

Sandersville, GA
Sandersville Police Department

Salary: $18.61.

Open Until Filled

Position Summary:

This position performs police work involving the protection of life and property, the enforcement of laws, and the investigation of crime.

Essential Functions:

  • Responds to any and all calls for service relayed by dispatcher, and or any assistance requested by any citizen or transient of our city to include: domestic disputes, burglaries, robberies, fights, suspicious characters, traffic investigations, etc.
  • Patrols assigned geographical areas of the city in order to monitor businesses, residences and public areas.
  • Writes reports and completes forms, including incident and accident reports.
  • Apprehends and cites traffic law violators; directs traffic in congested areas as needed.
  • Provides first aid and CPR as needed.
  • Testifies in judicial proceedings when necessary.
  • Assists other departmental units and other law enforcement agencies as requested.
  • Secures and preserves the scenes of crimes and fatal traffic accidents until appropriate support units arrive and assists with investigation.
  • Performs public service duties, such as assisting lost and stranded motorists, entering locked cars, providing transportation to citizens in need, etc.
  • Arrests and takes prisoners into custody; processes persons arrested.
  • Inspects weapons and patrol car; monitors patrol car maintenance.
  • Performs related duties.


  • 21 years of age or older.
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Possess GA Driver’s License (or be able to obtain one).