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Patrolman/Police Officer

City of Monroe

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JOB TYPE: Full-time

SALARY: $44,928 - $49,920

The City of Monroe is now accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. The purpose of this classification is to provide protection of life and property; enforcement of federal, state, and local laws; respond to emergency situations; investigation of criminal activity; providing crime prevention information and proactive patrol; and assignment to specialized units within the department including Support Services, Housing Authority, School Resource Officer, Special Operations Unit, or others. Work is performed according to established policies and procedures; therefore, a Police Officer must be able to exercise sound judgment, especially in emergency situations. Work requires tactful, conscientiousness, effective and efficient performance of duties with minimum supervision. Work contains a substantial element of personal risk. The Police Officer may be required to use force to affect an arrest, protect him or herself, or protect others. The use of force may include the use physical force up to and including the use of deadly force. The Police Officer may be subjected to verbal and physical abuse and investigate or view psychologically disturbing images such as child pornography, children-involved fatalities, autopsies, and other death related scenes.



  • Have a high school diploma or GED - Associates degree or equivalent preferred
  • Ability to successfully complete Georgia Peace Officers Standards and Training mandated training; ability to obtain and maintain P.O.S.T. Certification; ability to meet and maintain compliance with present and future Georgia P.O.S.T. and City of Monroe standards for employment as a Police Officer. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated
  • No convictions of a felony or sufficient misdemeanors to establish a pattern of disregard for the law; no convictions for felony or misdemeanor while employed; honorable discharge from the US Military; successful completion of applicant selection process
  • Ability to read, understand, and abide by City of Monroe and City of Monroe Police Department’s Personnel Policy and Standard Operating Procedures


The City of Monroe offers some of the most employee-friendly benefits available. To view our complete benefits package & obtain an application, please visit our website. Completed applications may be submitted to Sarah Johnson, Employee Relations Specialist, at


The City of Monroe is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Certified Drug-Free Work Place. Per Georgia Code 34-9-414 be advised that the City of Monroe does pre-employment, reasonable suspicion, post-accident, post-rehabilitation, and routine fitness-for-duty(random) drug testing.


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