DeKalb County Police Department is recruiting

September 9, 20162min1630
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The DeKalb County Police Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Police Officer. The men and women of the DeKalb County Police Department proudly serve over 700,000 citizens within a 271-square-mile radius.  The department’s mission is to enhance the quality of life in DeKalb County by working cooperatively with the public and within the framework of the U.S. Constitution to enforce the laws, preserve the peace, reduce fear and provide for a safe environment.

Applications are currently being accepted and interested candidates must complete and submit the online application listed in the “job opportunities” section on the county’s website:

All candidates must meet minimum requirements:

  • At least 20 years of age
  • No felony or domestic violence convictions
  • S. citizen
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Honorable discharge, if military veteran
  • Good physical and mental health
  • Good moral character

The Police Officer salary begins at $38,151; candidates with a four-year degree, $40,059; and advanced pay for Certified Officers with two years’ experience, $41,343. Benefits include group insurance, a competitive pension plan, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation and sick days, deferred compensation plan and opportunities for career advancement.

For more information, call the DeKalb County Police Department Background and Recruiting Unit at 770-724-7445.

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