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The Atlanta Police Department is constantly looking for dedicated, community-minded individuals to join our ranks, and become part of our force for positive change in Atlanta.

Please submit an on-line application prior to the job fair. If you have the following documents available on the day of the job fair, please bring them with you.

Please Note: The only document needed to attend and test at our listed Recruiting Event Career Fairs is as follows:
  • A valid copy of your current State Driver's License (You must have a current valid State Driver's License)
Accepted minimum scores in lieu of the post entrance examination:

Definition Test Sub-Test Score
Assessment of Skills for Successful Entry and Transfer Asset Reading 38
Asset Student Guide Writing 35
Numerical 35
Computerized Adaptive Placement Assessment & Support System COMPASS Reading 70
Writing 32
Numerical 26
Scholastic Assessment Test SAT Verbal 430
Math 400
American College Testing ACT Verbal 18
Math 16
College Placement Exam CPE Reading 75
Math 75
English 75
ACCUPLACER Exam ACCUPLACER  Reading 55
Writing 60
Numerical 34
  • Any one of the above test scores, which are required, will qualify as the GA POST Entrance Exam
  • ONLINE SAT, COMPASS, ACT, CPE SCORES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED, MUST HAVE ORIGINAL TEST DOCUMENTATION.
  • Applicants that have previously taken and passed the Georgia Post Entrance Exam are exempt from the above exams if they can provide a copy of the test results.
  • We will accept all of the POST exams taken prior to 12/31/2016. Accuplacer will be the only exam accepted after 12/31/2016.

    Please visit the following links for more information on Accuplacer:
Attention Applicants: The following documents are NOT required to attend the Recruiting Events listed below, but these documents MUST be brought into the Background and Recruitment Office within 10 days of attending a Recruiting Event:
  • A copy of your current, valid Driver's License 
  • A copy of your High School Diploma, Certified High School Transcripts, or GED Certificate
  • A copy of your original Social Security Card
  • A copy of your Birth Certificate - from the Bureau of Vital Statistics
  • Two (2) passport style photographs
  • An original copy of your Driver's Record, including the past seven (7) years history transcript from the Department of Motor Vehicles in EVERY state in which you have EVER held a valid Driver's License

APD Police Officer Recruiting Event-Detroit, MI

  • Date: -
  • Location: Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center
    400 Renaissance DR
    Detroit, Michigan 48243
  • Introduction: The Atlanta Police Department is hiring Police Officers to join our Faces of the FORCE!

ATL-DetroitWebsite

The Atlanta Police Department will be holding a Recruitment Event for Police Officers in Detroit, MI Thursday, September 28, 2017 thru Saturday, September 30, 2017!!!

The City of Atlanta is now offering Recruits who are Military Veterans a $5,000 bonus upon completion of training to become Police Officers and up to a $1500 relocation bonus for out-of-state applicants.

(There are 10 Recruiting Event sessions available to attend) 

Each session will begin promptly at the following start times (you may attend any session):

Date(s):

Thursday, September 28, 2017 (2 sessions)

5:00PM-7:00PM

7:00PM-9:00PM

Friday, September 29, 2017 (5 sessions)

8:00AM, 11:00AM, 2:00PM, 5:00PM, 7:00PM

Saturday, September 30, 2017 (3 sessions)

8:00AM, 11:00AM, 2:00PM

Where: 

Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center

400 Renaissance DR

Detroit, MI 48243

Details:

The Atlanta Police Department will be recruiting Police Officers on Thursday, September 28, 2017, Friday, September 29, 2017 & Saturday, September 30, 2017 in Detroit, MI at Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. Interviews/sessions will be held all three (3) days to accommodate schedules for prospective applicants. Please be prompt and on time for each session.


Walk-ins are welcome and permitted. If you have copies of required documents (not required to attend any session but encouraged) PLEASE bring them : 

- A copy of your High School Diploma, Certified High School Transcripts, or G.E.D. Certificate
- A copy of your original Social Security Card
- A copy of your Birth Certificate - from the Bureau of Vital Statistics
- A copy of your current valid State Driver's License
- Two (2) passport style photographs
- An original copy of your Driver's Record, including the past seven (7) years history transcript from the Department of Motor Vehicles in EVERY state in which you have EVER held a valid Driver's License

Qualifying SAT, ACT, or Accuplacer test scores will be accepted ( Please bring IF you currently have them during your selected session). Please be prepared to be in attendance for at least two to three hours. Plan accordingly and come early. 

ACCUPLACER TESTING SITE

http://www.ncc.edu/admissions/placementtesting/distance_testing_services.shtml

Dress for success – Please dress in business attire. 


You can also follow our social media pages for updates and events:

FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/AtlantaPoliceDpt

INSTAGRAM: @AtlantaPolice

TWITTER: @Atlanta_Police

If you have any questions, contact the APD Background and Recruitment Unit at 404.546.7650. 

The Atlanta Police Department is an equal opportunity employer.

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