Police Officer (Police Recruit)
It is the mission of the DeKalb County Police Department to:
Protect the public.
Deliver the optimum police services through an effective, efficient and professional response in partnership with the entire community.
The department will also provide quality services to the citizens of DeKalb County, its governmental officials, various county departments and to each member of the DeKalb County Police Department.
High School Diploma
$40,868.00 per year
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher
$42,911.00 per year
Certified Officers with 2+ Years of Experience
$44,286.00 per year (Officers certified in other states will start at the regular starting pay, but will increase to this amount after a 7-week training academy in which you will receive GA POST Certification.)
Applicant must be at least 20 years of age
High School Diploma or GED
20/40 corrected in one eye and 20/20 corrected in the other eye with uncorrected vision of 20/100; color blindness is acceptable if correctable with a corrective contact lens
Applicant must have a valid driver's license
Health and Well Being
Good physical and mental health
Good moral character
No felony conviction
No domestic violence (misdemeanor or felony) convictions
Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen