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Pre-Application Questionnaire

Join the Marietta Police DepartmentThe purpose of these pre-screener questions is to determine if you are a viable candidate for the position of police officer. You must answer the following questions to be considered for employment. If it is determined that you are a viable candidate you will be directed to the next step in the process. Please answer all questions accurately, completely, and truthfully.
Are you a United States Citizen?
Are you younger than 20 ½ years old?
Have you ever been convicted of a felony, including pleas of nolo contendere?
Have you ever had any lifetime involvement in a theft of a felony nature as defined by Georgia law, whether detected or undetected?
Do you have any lifetime convictions of any two misdemeanor crimes (excluding minor traffic offenses)?
Have you ever had any lifetime involvement in two or more thefts of a misdemeanor nature as defined by Georgia law, detected or undetected?
Do you have any lifetime involvement in one or more thefts of a misdemeanor nature as defined by Georgia law within a twelve-month period prior to the application date both detected or undetected?
Do you have any lifetime convictions of any offenses of moral turpitude, disrespect for law enforcement officials, crimes of an aggravated nature, sexual offenses, domestic violence, crimes against children, any violation involving drug use, possession, sale or involvement?
Any convictions for domestic violence whether misdemeanor or felony including pleas of nolo contendre and first offender status?
Have you ever been terminated for cause by any federal, state, county, or municipal civil service or merit system?
Have you received two or more terminations for cause by an employer within a five-year period of the application?
Have you filed for more than one bankruptcy within a ten year period prior to the date of application or any bankruptcy in progress at the time of application?
Do you have a less than honorable military discharge unless the discharge is upgraded to honorable prior to the time of application?
Do you have any convictions by a general or special court-martial or a pattern of violations under the Uniform Code of Military Justice including punitive judgments or punishments?
Do you have any history of involvement in commercial gambling such as bookmaking, loan sharking, etc. or outstanding debts owed to any agency, firm, organization or person?
Do you have any two or more convictions or pleas of nolo contendere for driving under the influence within a candidate's lifetime or any one or more convictions or pleas of nolo contendere for driving under the influence within one year of the application date?
Do you have any lifetime conviction or plea of nolo contendere for the traffic offenses of hit and run, homicide by vehicle, attempting to elude or habitual violator as defined by Georgia law or other similar state laws regardless of law titles?
Do you have any two or more convictions or pleas of Nolo Contendere for Driving under the influence within a candidate's lifetime or any one or more convictions or pleas of nolo contendere for Driving Under the Influence within five years of the application date?
Have you failed to possess a valid drivers license, or have any license restrictions which hinder the ability to operate an emergency vehicle in accordance with the laws of the state and the policies of the department?
Have you ever had any driver's license suspension in the past 7 years, unless for nonpayment of insurance premiums?
Do you have a driver's license point assessment of five or more points at any time within two years of the application date or at any time within the hiring process itself ?
Do you have a driving history which reflects a recurring pattern of traffic violations which represent a disrespect for traffic laws?
Have you used marijuana within three years of the original application date or any history of abuse?
Have you used any drug which was considered a felony at the time of commission by Georgia law, whether detected or undetected?
Have you been involved in selling, bartering, distributing, growing, manufacturing, storing, transporting, preparing or possession of any controlled drug which was a violation of Georgia law at the time of occurrence, whether the crime was detected or undetected?

Before submitting your responses, please check thoroughly for accuracy. If you have any questions, please contact the hiring officer at or 770-794-5347.