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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
    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
  • 15 Year Employment Work History from Social Security Administration - Please visit http://www.socialsecurity.gov/online/ssa-7050.pdf to download the required form. After downloading, please follow the instructions on the form to complete and return the form to the Social Security Administration (Please fill out this application and submit it into your LOCAL Social Security Office). Investigators are aware of the time frame to receive this document so order this document as soon as possible, have it mailed to your residence and then contact Background & Recruitment once document is in hand.
  • 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: Thursday, April 24th, 2014

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

Office: 404.546.7650


Details: The Atlanta police department will be recruiting police officers on Thursday, April 24th, 2014 at the Public Safety Headquarters. Interviews and testing will begin promptly at 8 AM. Anyone arriving after 8 AM will not be admitted. Please be prepared to be in attendance for at least six hours. Plan accordingly and come early. Please complete an online application and review the required documents listed above and bring them with you to the job fair.

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, May 1st, 2014

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

Office: 404.546.7650


Details: The Atlanta police department will be recruiting police officers on Thursday, May 1st, 2014 at the Public Safety Headquarters. Interviews and testing will begin promptly at 8 AM. Anyone arriving after 8 AM will not be admitted. Please be prepared to be in attendance for at least six hours. Plan accordingly and come early. Please complete an online application and review the required documents listed above and bring them with you to the job fair.

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, May 10th, 2014

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

Office: 404.546.7650


Details: The Atlanta police department will be recruiting police officers on Saturday, May 10th, 2014 at the Public Safety Headquarters. Interviews and testing will begin promptly at 8 AM. Anyone arriving after 8 AM will not be admitted. Please be prepared to be in attendance for at least six hours. Plan accordingly and come early. Please complete an online application and review the required documents listed above and bring them with you to the job fair.

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, May 15th, 2014

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

Office: 404.546.7650


Details: The Atlanta police department will be recruiting police officers on Thursday, May 15th, 2014 at the Public Safety Headquarters. Interviews and testing will begin promptly at 8 AM. Anyone arriving after 8 AM will not be admitted. Please be prepared to be in attendance for at least six hours. Plan accordingly and come early. Please complete an online application and review the required documents listed above and bring them with you to the job fair.

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, May 16th, 2014

Where: Hilton New York
1335 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019

Phone: 212.586.7000


Details: The Atlanta police department will be recruiting police officers on Friday, May 16th, 2014 at the Hilton New York. Interviews and testing will begin promptly at 8 AM. Anyone arriving after 8 AM will not be admitted. Please be prepared to be in attendance for at least six hours. Plan accordingly and come early. Please complete an online application and review the required documents listed above and bring them with you to the job fair.

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, May 17th, 2014

Where: Hilton New York
1335 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019

Phone: 212.586.7000


Details: The Atlanta police department will be recruiting police officers on Saturday, May 17th, 2014 at the Hilton New York. Interviews and testing will begin promptly at 8 AM. Anyone arriving after 8 AM will not be admitted. Please be prepared to be in attendance for at least six hours. Plan accordingly and come early. Please complete an online application and review the required documents listed above and bring them with you to the job fair.

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, May 22nd, 2014

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

Office: 404.546.7650


Details: The Atlanta police department will be recruiting police officers on Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 at the Public Safety Headquarters. Interviews and testing will begin promptly at 8 AM. Anyone arriving after 8 AM will not be admitted. Please be prepared to be in attendance for at least six hours. Plan accordingly and come early. Please complete an online application and review the required documents listed above and bring them with you to the job fair.

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.