The City of Kennesaw Police Department is a progressive and innovative agency serving a diverse population of over 32,000 in the metropolitan Atlanta area.  Kennesaw was named “One of America’s Top 10 Cities for Families” by Family Circle Magazine and was also recognized in the top ten percent of the 2016 Best Small Cities in America by website WalletHub.

The Kennesaw Police Department is currently accredited by the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police (GACP) and the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).

Being a member of the Kennesaw Police Department not only offers an exciting chance to work in a vibrant and rapidly growing community, but also offers one of the best benefits packages in the metro area.

Benefits include:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Take Home Car Program
  • Education Incentives
  • Wellness Program
  • Georgia Municipal Association Retirement Program
  • Signing Bonus: $3,000 for GA POST Certified Officers with at least 3 years of experience to be paid at the completion of probation
  • Referral Bonus: $500 to any Police Department employee who successfully recruits a new officer; paid at the completion of probation
  • Differential Pay: $1 per hour for police who work evening shift (6 pm to 6 am)
  • Differential Pay: $1 per hour for active PTOs

All Police Applicants are required to complete the following:

  • Physical Agility Test (complete before applying)
  • Ga. POST Academy Entrance Exam (Ga. POST Certified Officers are Exempt)
  • Background Investigation
  • Psychological Exam/Interview
  • Polygraph Examination
  • Drug Screen
  • Hiring Board Interview

Contact Us

For more information regarding employment opportunities with the City of Kennesaw Police Department, contact Lt. Mark Webster at 770-422-2505 Ext. 3039 or email.

The City of Kennesaw is an Equal Opportunity Employer.