Alpharetta Announces Police Candidate Testing

If you want to become an Alpharetta police officer, applications are due by June 22.

If you want to become an Alpharetta police officer, now is your chance to apply.

The Alpharetta Department of Public Safety is accepting candidates. Applications are due by Friday, June 22 at 5 p.m., and the next testing period will begin on Saturday, July 14 at 8 a.m.

For certified applicants interested in employment, you must take the physical agility test and written test in order to be considered for employment. The next testing period will begin on Saturday, July 14 at 8 a.m. sharp. Please report to the Alpharetta Community Center at 175 Roswell Street in Alpharetta, with valid photo identification.

Applicants must be a Georgia certified officer or a current certified out-of-state officer, or be currently enrolled in a Georgia P.O.S.T. law enforcement academy to be eligible for testing. Out-of-state candidates must pass the Georgia P.O.S.T. Equivalency of Training Exam to bypass the Georgia P.O.S.T certification requirements.

While the city of Alpharetta does not have any current positions open or available, the Department of Public Safety maintains a pool of eligible potential candidates for future consideration when and if positions do become available.

All applications must be received in the Office of Professional Standards by Friday, June 22 at 5 p.m. Any applications received after this date will not be considered.

If you are not currently Georgia certified and you are interested in becoming certified, you can email Reinhardt University – Alpharetta Campus, at RPA@reinhardt.edu. They offer both full time and part time academy programs.

For more information, visit the Alpharetta DPS recruitment section of the website, or contact LT. Robert Wessel at rwessel@alpharetta.ga.us or 678-297-6310.



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