Employment Criteria

Minimum Employment Criteria
  • 21 years of age for Certified Patrol Officers - 18 years of age for Detention Officers
  • High School diploma or state issued GED
  • Honorable Discharge if prior Military Veteran and you have completed your required active service
  • No “guilty” pleas under the First Offender Act
  • No adverse driving record
  • No DUI’s (driving under the influence) within the past 7 years
  • No family violence convictions
  • No felony convictions
  • No illegal drug usage, including marijuana, within the past 12 months
  • No usage of “hard” drugs including but not limited to: cocaine, LSD, crank/crack, ecstasy, methamphetamines, heroin, or mushrooms
  • U.S. Citizen for Certified and Detention Officers
  • Valid Georgia drivers license