Police Officer, City of Thomasville Police Department

The City of Thomasville is now accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Georgia certification is preferred, though not required. Applicants must be at least 21 before or by graduation from the academy, possess a high school diploma or GED, a valid driver’s license and able to pass a criminal background and physical fitness assessment test to apply.

This position will perform traditional duties, including, patrolling specific districts by foot or automobile, handling public complaints, arresting violators of the law, responding to accidents, issuing the necessary summons or tickets when appropriate, preparing/compiling reports and maintaining police records. Additionally, Thomasville Police Officers are required to participate in Community Oriented Policing programs that will require extensive interaction with the community.

Starting Salary

  • Police Officer I (uncertified Police Recruit attending the Georgia Police Academy) – $20.70 hourly or yearly salary of $45,218.
  • Police Officer II (GA Certified Police Officer w/no experience or recruit officer who graduates from the academy) – $21.74 hourly or yearly salary of $47,479.
  • Additional educational incentive pay of $1,500 for Associate’s degree and $3,000 for Bachelor’s degree in related field of work.
  • Additional pay increases for experience and special assignments.


The City of Thomasville offers a robust benefits package that includes employer paid Health and Life Insurance

For more information call 229-227-7041

Position open until filled.