Police Officer Requirements – Georgia

Minimum Requirements to be a Police Officer in Georgia


  • Be at least 18 years of age


  • Have a high school diploma or its recognized equivalent


  • U.S. citizenship required

Other Requirements

  • Not have been convicted by any state or by the federal government of any crime
  • Be fingerprinted
  • Possess good moral character
  • Be free from any physical, emotional, or mental conditions which might adversely affect his or her exercise of the powers or duties of a peace officer Successfully complete a job related academy entrance examination