Police Officer (Lateral Entry) (Continuous) (Grade 14)

Huntsville, AL
Huntsville Police Department

Salary: $56,347.20 – $77,729.60 Annually.

Closing Date: 12/2/2024.

Essential Functions:

  • This is law enforcement work in the protection of life and property through patrol, investigation of a specialized nature, assistance to citizens, arrest and detention, and related activities.
  • Work involves prevention of crime, the enforcement of laws and ordinances, investigations of a specialized nature, crime scene investigations, apprehension of criminals, internal investigations, special assignments, patrolling of assigned areas, enforcement of traffic regulations, accident and crime scene investigations.
  • Work involves an element of personal danger and investigator/officers must be able to act without direct supervision and must be able to exercise independent judgment in meeting complex emergency situations.
  • Work is performed with independence within established policies and procedures, and is reviewed by superiors through observation of the effectiveness of work performed and results through reports, observations, and discussions.


  • High school diploma from a school accredited by a regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or GED certificate issued by the appropriate state agency;
  • A valid U.S. Driver’s License;
  • Minimum of 21 years of age;
  • United States citizenship;
  • No conviction of a felony or a misdemeanor involving force or violence, force related to domestic violence, or a crime of moral turpitude, perjury, or false statement.
  • If an applicant has been a member of the armed forces of the United States, the discharge must be under honorable conditions.