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Frequently Asked Questions

Join the Marietta Police Department
  1. Where do I send my application?
    Please email, fax or mail your application to the City of Marietta HR department at the below addresses:

    Email: apply@mariettaga.gov
    Fax: 770-794-5565
    Mail: City Hall - Human Resources
    P.O. Box 609
    Marietta, GA 30061-0609
  2. Was my application received?
    Please allow 30 days from the time of application to be notified about the first step of hiring. Human Resources will send the received applications to the hiring staff at the end of each month.
  3. Do you have take-home cars?
    The take-home car program was approved in February 2015. Approximately half of the department currently has an assigned take-home car. Patrol officers and supervisors will be outfitted by seniority over the next 2-3 years. Officers must have completed their 1 year probationary period prior to receiving their take-home.
  4. What type of schedule would I work if I am chosen for a position?
    If you have to attend the academy, you will work Monday through Friday from 0800 – 1700 hours for approximately 11 weeks. There may be mandatory weekends during the academy if class time must be made up or scheduling conflicts occur. During your Field Training phases, you will complete each phase on each of the three shifts (Days: 0700 – 1500 hours, Evenings: 1500 – 2300 hours, Mornings: 2300 – 0700 hours). The first year of employment, your schedule is subject to change at any time to meet training requirements.
  5. Will I get paid during the academy?
    Yes, you will receive your salary while in the academy.
  6. What academy does Marietta Police Department use?
    Marietta Police Department currently uses North Central Georgia Law Enforcement Academy which is located in Austell, Georgia.
  7. How does the process work if I am an out of state candidate or I am already certified in the State of Georgia?
    The hiring process is the same for all candidates.