Hiring Event

December 9th


Hiring Event

December 9th


Now Hiring

Highest starting pay for Police in the area.

New Recruit

No Experience
$ 55,000 Base Salary
  • $3,000 Hiring Incentive
  • Take Home Vehicle
  • Competitive Benefits Package

Certified Officer

2 Years Experience
$ 59,194 Base Salary
  • $5,000 Hiring Incentive
  • Take Home Vehicle
  • Competitive Benefits Package
Minimum Requirements
  • At least 20 years of age
  • United States Citizen
  • No felony or domestic violence convictions
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid U.S. Driver’s License
  • Veterans must have Honorable Discharge
Opportunities For Growth
  • Auto Theft
  • Bomb Squad
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Domestic Violence
  • Gang
  • Intelligence
  • K9
  • Narcotics
  • Special Victims
  • SWAT
  • Traffic Specialist
  • Uniform Patrol

Forward for your family, your neighbors, and your community.

For the officers of DeKalb County Police Department, forward is more than a place, it’s an opportunity. It’s a mission to make the change they know is possible. It’s time to move your career forward with the tools, the training, and the purpose you are seeking at a Department that understands what it takes to do the job right. Are you ready? DeKalb County: Careers Forward.

The best training, tools, and leadership are just the beginning.

A passion for community policing. It's kind of our thing.

Ride along with Officer Mingo and see how she’s moving her community forward. One call, one connection, one smile at a time.

Leadership is one part of what makes DeKalb so great.

Great leadership helps grow officers’ careers. By empowering her officers and providing the tools, training, and support they need to be successful, Chief Ramos is moving careers forward everyday.

Join the DeKalb County Police Department today!

Moving forward is all about that first step. It’s time to take yours.
Click the “Apply Now” button to join the DeKalb County Police Department.

Want to learn more?

See what it is like to be a part of our family and what it is like in your new career.