The DeKalb County Police Department is currently seeking qualified applicants to join the force. Applications will be accepted to fill approximately 80 officer positions for the 98th Police Academy Class.
The Department will host a recruitment fair on Tuesday, Sept. 17, and on Thursday, Sept. 26, from 4-8 p.m. at 1950 West Exchange Place.
Representatives from various units in the agency will be on hand to discuss career opportunities with potential applicants. Background and recruiting personnel will also conduct pre-screening interviews and assist with the initial application process. Interested parties, who meet the below criteria, are encouraged to attend the recruitment fair to learn more about becoming one a DeKalb County Police officer.
Minimum police officer requirements:
1. At least 20 years of age
2. United States citizen
3. No felony or domestic violence convictions
4. High school diploma or GED
5. Valid driver’s license
6. Honorable discharge, if veteran
For additional information please contact the background and recruiting Unit at (770) 724-7445.