Police Officer (Lateral Transfer)

Montgomery, AL
Montgomery Police Department

Salary: $23.06 – $32.88/hour.

Position Summary:
The fundamental reason this position exists is to provide protection and security for the citizens of Montgomery. Police officers serve as entry-level sworn personnel in one of the Montgomery Police Department (MPD) divisions. Incumbents provide protection through daily patrol, traffic, investigation, and communication efforts. Work also entails responding to emergency incidents, participating in narcotics undercover operations, and securing crime scenes. Incumbents document in writing events and procedures of an important nature and may present that information in a court of law. Police officers are typically supervised by Sergeants and must respond and report through the chain of command.

  • Applicants must be certified by a licensed physician, designated as satisfactory by the appointing authority, to be in good health and physically fit for the performance of duties.
  • Applicants must meet the Police Department’s physical fitness standards.
  • Applicants will be required to complete the Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission Physical Ability/Agility Test.
  • Graduation from an approved high school, or a G.E.D. certificate is required.
  • Must be a certified law enforcement officer.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and the ability to obtain a valid Alabama Driver’s License prior to employment.
  • An employee’s assignment may require him/her to work first, second, or third shift.
  • The employee may also be required to work weekends and holidays.