Join the APD Team!!

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    Great Benefits 

  • Life, Health, and Dental Insurance
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Paid Military Leave
  • Educational Assistance
  • Deferred Compensation Plan
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Retirement
  • Take-Home Police Car
  • Uniforms, Equipment, Footwear
  • Use VA Benefits


  •  Must be at least 20 years old.
  • A high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Physically, emotionally & mentally able to perform duties.
  • Valid Georgia Driver's License (or able to obtain one if from out of state).
  • No felony convictions.
  • Pass a background investigation, drug screen, psychological screen, physical agility test, and a cognitive test.
  • Good moral character

  Where to Apply?

City of Albany Human Resource Department

222 Pine Ave
Room 380
(229) 431-3214
Albany, Georgia 31702

Selection Process

The Georgia Department of Veterans Service approves the Albany Police Department for Apprenticeship/On-the-Job Training programs for persons desiring to be police officers and are eligible for VA Education Benefits.

Recruitment/Retention Unit 

  •  Lt. William Henry      (229) 431-3249
  • Corporal Jere Parks (229)483-7645
  • Ms. Cynthia Dent       (229) 431-3295 

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The City of Albany ensures equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment. Federal Law prohibits discrimination against employees or applicants concerning race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, genetic information or disability. City of Albany Job Listings

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