Police Career Opportunities

Created Apr 4th, 2023 | Updated May 23rd, 2023

Law enforcement is a challenging but rewarding career. Courage, dedication, initiative and compassion are just a few of the traits necessary for this profession. The most important characteristic, however, is honesty. Citizens entrust their safety and well-being to the care of Police Officers. It is because of this trust that citizens demand the highest standards are maintained by each Police Officer. When a Police Officer is sworn in, he or she promises to protect that trust by upholding the law and diligently serving the people of the community.

This is not a career for everyone, nor is it one to be entered into lightly. Do you feel you have what it takes to wear a badge of trust? Are you ready to meet the challenge of a highly professional and dedicated Police Department?

If so, then we would like to offer you an opportunity to Find your Future with Thomasville Police Department.

Are you already certified as an officer in Georgia, but want to join our team? Click here to apply!

Not an officer yet, but would like to become one?  Begin your application here! 

Hiring Equality: It is the policy of the City of Thomasville to provide equal opportunity for all persons and to prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or sexual orientation.

General Requirements

An applicant must be at least 21 years of age. Applicants must be US citizens, with no felony convictions or misdemeanor convictions involving violence or moral character.

Applicants must have an original or certified copy of the following:

  • High School Diploma/GED Certificate
  • Valid Drivers License
  • Military Discharge Form DD214 (if prior military)
  • Social Security Card
  • Birth Certificate
  • College Diploma (if applicable)

For more information contact:
City of Thomasville
Human Resources Division
P.O. Box 1540
Thomasville, GA 31799
(229) 227-7042

The City of Thomasville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran's status or national origin, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. The City of Thomasville does thorough pre-employment checks that may include previous employment references, criminal history check, education verification, and drug testing. The City of Thomasville participates in the E-Verify Program, established by the Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration, to aid employers in verifying the employment eligibility of all newly-hired employees. Company ID: 61641 Registered: 10/18/2007

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