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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 visit us at joinatlantapd.org/applynow/ to 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 Driverís 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
  • 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 perviously taken and passed the Georgia Post Entrance Exam are exempt from the above exams, if they can provide a copy of the test results.
Attention Applicants: The following documents are NOT required to attend the Career Fairs listed below, but these documents MUST be brought into the Background and Recruitment Office within 10 days of taking the written exams provided at the Career Fair:
  • 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
  • And 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

Upcoming Events

Date: Friday, July 15th, 2016

Where: Public Safety Headquarters
226 Peachtree St. SW
Atlanta, GA 30303

Office: 404.546.7650

Details: The Atlanta police department will be recruiting police officers on Friday, July 15th, 2016 at the Public Safety Headquarters. Interviews and testing will begin promptly at 10 AM. Please be prepared to be in attendance for at least six hours. Plan accordingly and come early.

Dress for success - business casual attire accepted

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

The Atlanta Police Department is an equal opportunity employer.





Date: Friday, July 15th, 2016

Where: The Holiday Inn Nashville Airport
2200 Elm Hill Pike
Nashville, TN 37214

Office: 615.883.1366

Details: The Atlanta police department will be recruiting police officers on Friday, July 15th, 2016 in Nashville, TN. The recruiting event will be held at the Holiday Inn Nashville Airport, located at 2200 Elm Hill Pike, Nashville, TN 37214. Interviews and testing will begin promptly at 8 AM. SAT, ACT or Compass test scores meeting minimum requirements will be accepted in lieu of testing. Please be prepared to be in attendance for at least six hours. Plan accordingly and come early.

Dress for success - business casual attire accepted

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

The Atlanta Police Department is an equal opportunity employer.





Date: Saturday, July 16th, 2016

Where: The Holiday Inn Nashville Airport
2200 Elm Hill Pike
Nashville, TN 37214

Office: 615.883.1366

Details: The Atlanta police department will be recruiting police officers on Saturday, July 16th, 2016 in Nashville, TN. The recruiting event will be held at the Holiday Inn Nashville Airport, located at 2200 Elm Hill Pike, Nashville, TN 37214. Interviews and testing will begin promptly at 8 AM. SAT, ACT or Compass test scores meeting minimum requirements will be accepted in lieu of testing. Please be prepared to be in attendance for at least six hours. Plan accordingly and come early.

Dress for success - business casual attire accepted

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

The Atlanta Police Department is an equal opportunity employer.





Date: Friday, July 22nd, 2016

Where: Public Safety Headquarters
226 Peachtree St. SW
Atlanta, GA 30303

Office: 404.546.7650

Details: The Atlanta police department will be recruiting police officers on Friday, July 22nd, 2016 at the Public Safety Headquarters. Interviews and testing will begin promptly at 10 AM. Please be prepared to be in attendance for at least six hours. Plan accordingly and come early. This event is only for lateral transfers!

Dress for success - business casual attire accepted

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

The Atlanta Police Department is an equal opportunity employer.





Date: Saturday, July 23rd, 2016

Where: Public Safety Headquarters
226 Peachtree St. SW
Atlanta, GA 30303

Office: 404.546.7650

Details: The Atlanta police department will be recruiting police officers on Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 at the Public Safety Headquarters. Interviews and testing will begin promptly at 9 AM. Please be prepared to be in attendance for at least six hours. Plan accordingly and come early.

Dress for success - business casual attire accepted

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

The Atlanta Police Department is an equal opportunity employer.





Date: Thursday July 28th, 2016

Where: Atlanta Hiring Expo with the Atlanta Braves
755 Hank Aaron Dr. SE
Atlanta, GA 30315

Office: 404.546.7650

Details: The Atlanta police department will be recruiting police officers on Thursday July 28th, 2016 at the Atlanta Hiring Expo. Interviews and testing will begin promptly at 11 AM. Please be prepared to be in attendance for at least six hours. Plan accordingly and come early. This event is for service members, veterans and military spouses.

Dress for success - business casual attire accepted

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

The Atlanta Police Department is an equal opportunity employer.





Date: Friday July 29th, 2016

Where: Public Safety Headquarters
226 Peachtree St. SW
Atlanta, GA 30303

Office: 404.546.7650

Details: The Atlanta police department will be recruiting police officers on Friday July 29th, 2016 at the Public Safety Headquarters. Interviews and testing will begin promptly at 10 AM. Please be prepared to be in attendance for at least six hours. Plan accordingly and come early.

Dress for success - business casual attire accepted

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

The Atlanta Police Department is an equal opportunity employer.