top of page


If you are interested in a career that offers challenges, rewards, and the chance to make a difference, then a career with the Jefferson Police Department is just what you’re looking for. The Jefferson Police Department offers exciting career opportunities in a progressive and professional environment.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen

  • Must be 21 years of age

  • Possess a valid Georgia driver’s license

  • Possess a high school diploma or GED (college degree preferred)

  • Georgia P.O.S.T. certified police officer or police certification from another state

  • No felony convictions

  • Pass an extensive background history check

  • Pass a polygraph or voice stress analysis test

  • Pass a drug screen

  • Pass a medical and psychological exam

Benefits Include:

  • Take home patrol vehicle after completion of FTO period. Qualifying candidates must reside within a 25-mile radius of the city limits.

  • Medical, dental, and life insurance through BCBS/Anthem - free for the officer / very competitive rate for spouse and kid(s)

  • Short term, Long term disability programs available

  • Life Insurance

  • Educational assistance - agency pays for criminal justice college classes through our partnership 

  • Paid vacation and sick leave, provided on an accrual basis: the longer you serve the more vacation you accrue

  • Paid holidays - 11 per calendar year

  • GMA retirement plan - vested after 5 years of service 

  • $500.00 a year uniform allowance

  • 12hr patrol shifts, work 14 out of every 28 days


If you are interested in a career with the Jefferson Police Department, please fill out an application and submit it to 1010

Washington Street, Jefferson, GA 30549.



bottom of page