Minimum Candidate Qualifications:

  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Must be a U. S. Citizen
  • Must possess at a minimum an accredited High School diploma or GED
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license with a good driver’s history
  • Must not have any felony convictions
  • Must not have any domestic violence convictions
  • Must have a strong moral character and stable emotions and temperament
  • Must be able to pass the Alabama Police Officers’ Standards and Training physical agility test and knowledge tests.
  • Must pass a thorough drug screening and medical examination.
  • If a candidate has been discharged from the military, it must be an honorable discharge
  • Must be able to communicate both orally and in writing