Clarkston - Police Officer

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Job Overview

Department Clarkston Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitlePolice Officer
Registration Fee$20.00
Location Clarkston, GA

Job Announcement

Clarkston Police Department, GA Police Jobs





This postion will be open until filled


The Clarkston Police Department is seeking team-oriented, community focused individuals to be one of the Clarkston Police Department’s Finest.

Clarkston Police Department, GA Police Jobs


  • Must have a H. S. Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must have a valid drivers license
  • Associates Degree or two (2) years college coursework preferred
  • Preference will be givn for POST Certified Applicants



Applicants must complet the pre-emoployment process

  • Oral Interview
  • Background Check
  • Criminal records and traffic history check
  • Medical drug screening
  • Polygraph Evaluation and/or voice stress
  • Successful completion of Police Academy
  • Valid State of Georgia Driver's License
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience



  • Patrols City of Clarkston to detect and deter criminal activity and traffic violations.
  • Responds to calls relayed by communications officers, including domestic disputes, assaults, burglaries, traffic accidents, lost or missing persons searches, public service duties, stranded motorists, and others.
  • Enforces Federal, State, and local laws by performing warrant, felony or misdemeanor arrests; implements physical confrontation when necessary; protects the civil rights of persons in custody.
  • Enforces traffic and parking laws through the issuance of citations and warnings; performs routine inspections of roadways, bridges and traffic signals and signs to find and report any hazardous conditions;
  • Conducts preliminary investigations into traffic accidents and other incidents, including interviewing victims, complainants and witnesses, gathering information and evidence, and securing crime scenes.
  • Apprehends, arrests, and processes offenders, including fugitives; summons witnesses.
  • Provides assistance and backup support to other officers as necessary.
  • Provides first aid and CPR to victims as necessary and assists motorists.
  • Provides traffic direction as needed for events such as parades, funerals, ball games, and school crossings.
  • Presents evidence and testimony in courts of law; assists in prosecuting felony and misdemeanor cases.
  • Assists stranded motorists, directs traffic when necessary; escorts special processions; transports prisoners to jail.
  • Completes all required reports and forms, including accident and incident reports.
  • Inspects and maintains an assigned patrol car and uniform. Maintains assigned uniform, vehicles, and equipment in accordance with departmental policy and procedures;
  • Serves and executes criminal and traffic warrants on felony and misdemeanor suspects.
  • Attends ongoing training classes as required.
  • Participates in community relations projects as required.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

    All Police patrol officers operate on 12 Hour Work Shifts.





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