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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: Tuesday, September 6th , 2016

Where: Atlanta Dream College & Career Fair
Philips Arena
1 Philips Drive
Atlanta, GA 30303

Office: 404.546.7650

Details: The Atlanta Police Department will have a recruiting booth at Philips Arena, sponsored by the Atlanta Dream Tuesday, September 6, 2016 from 1pm - 4pm. Interested persons can obtain information regarding the hiring initiatives of the Atlanta Police Department.



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, September 10th, 2016

Where: Albany, Georgia - Hilton Garden Inn Albany
101 South Front Street
Albany, GA 31701

Phone: 229.888.1590

Details: The Atlanta police department will be recruiting police officers on Saturday, September 10, 2016 in Albany, Georgia at the Hilton Garden Inn Albany located at 101 South Front Street. Interviews and testing will begin promptly at 9:00 AM. Please be prepared to be in attendance for at least four hours. Plan accordingly and come early.

Dress for success - business attire.

Qualifying SAT, ACT, Asset, or Compass test scores will be accepted in lieu of testing. 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, September 16th , 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, September 16th , 2016 at the Public Safety Headquarters. Interviews and testing will begin promptly at 10:00 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: Saturday, September 17th, 2016

Where: Birmingham Alabama - DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Birmingham
808 20th St. S.
Birmingham, AL 35205

Phone: 205.933.9000

Details: The Atlanta Police Department will be recruiting police officers on Saturday, September 17, 2016 in Birmingham, Alabama at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel located at 808 20th Street, S. Interviews and testing will begin promptly at 9:00 am. Please be prepared to be in attendance for at least four hours. Plan accordingly and come early.

Dress for success - business attire accepted.

Qualifying SAT, ACT, Asset, or Compass test scores will be accepted in lieu of testing. 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, September 24th, 2016 (Laterals Only)

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

Office: 404.546.7650

Details: The Atlanta Police Department will be recruiting Lateral Police Officers on Friday, September 24th , 2016 at the Public Safety Headquarters. Applicants must have two years of full time sworn law enforcement experience, including at least one year of experience as a patrol officer. Applicants are to provide two police incident reports that they have completed for their respective departments. Interviews and testing will begin promptly at 10:00 am. Please be prepared to be in attendance for at least six hours.

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, September 30th, 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, September 30th, 2016 at the Public Safety Headquarters. Interviews and testing will begin promptly at 10:00 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.