If you are interested in a career that offers challenges, rewards, and the chance to make a difference, then a career with the a 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 6-month probationary period. Qualifying candidates must reside within a 25 mile radius of the city limits.

  • Medical, dental, and life insurance

  • Educational assistance

  • Paid vacation and sick leave, provided on an accrual basis

  • Paid holidays


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.



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"The mission of the Jefferson Police Department is to improve the quality of life for all citizens by partnering with the community in the protection of lives, property, and maintaining social order; enforcement of all Federal, State, and Local Laws and ordinances; and the safeguard of all civil rights granted to us by the United States Constitution."

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