Monday, December 29, 2008

Dunwoody Police Department is now accepting all applications.

The Dunwoody Police Department is currently accepting applications for a number of civilian and sworn positions. At this time, the anticipated start date for the Dunwoody Police Department is April 1, 2009. Almost all employees will be hired near the first week of March in order to provide ample opportunity for training. The application and authorization for release can be retrieved at The department is taking applications for the following positions:

· Sergeant
· Police Officer
· Detective
· Crime Scene Technician (Civilian)
· Police Service Representative (Civilian)
· Property/Evidence Clerk

If you are interested in one of these positions, please complete an Application for Employment and the Authorization for Release form and mail them to:
Dunwoody Police Department
P.O. Box 888074
Dunwoody, GA 30356

All questions should be directed to 678-382-6900 or by email at

Dunwoody Police Application.pdf

Dunwoody Police Department Authorization for Release.pdf

Steps of the Hiring Process

There are 9 steps in the hiring process. A number of these steps are not applicable for civilian employees.

1. Application for Employment
2. Physical Agility Test
3. Oral Interview
4. Conditional Offer of Employment
5. Background Investigation (Occurs simultaneous with other steps)
6. Polygraph
7. Medical Evaluation/Drug Screen
8. Psychological Evaluation
9. Hiring Interview with the Chief of Police
Steps 6-8 may not necessarily occur in this order.

Qualifications & Salary

Police Officer
Minimum Requirements:
· Must be a US Citizen
· Must be a current Georgia certified police officer through P.O.S.T.
· High School diploma (or GED equivalent)
· Must possess a valid Georgia Class C Driver’s License
· Must be 21 years of age
· No felony convictions during your lifetime
· No discharge from any military organization less than honorable
· No termination for cause from a local, state or federal civil service or merit system job

The above requirements are not all-inclusive.

A highly competitive salary range for all positions is currently being developed. Starting salaries will depend on qualifications.

· Vacation
· Holiday
· Sick Leave
· Credit Union
· Medical Insurance
· Life Insurance
· Short & Long Term Disability Insurance
· Employee Assistance Program
· Tuition Reimbursement (Currently under consideration)
· Fitness Center Membership (Currently under consideration)

· Have a Take Home Car Program in the near future.

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