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Police Officer


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The City of Morrow has blended its appreciation of history and heritage with an excitement for the future. Although it has fewer than 7,000 residents, the city proudly claims:

  • Clayton State University,
  • Southeast Region Branch of the U.S. Archives,
  • The main campus of the Georgia Archives,
  • Reynolds Nature Preserve
  • Spivey Hall, a world-renowned acoustically stunning performance facility.

The City of Morrow has made the transformation from rural railroad acreage to a modern arena for lovers of art, music, history and outdoor recreation. What will the City of Morrow become next? Come to Morrow and find out for yourself. Better yet, consider relocating to our diverse community and let Morrow star in your future.

The Morrow Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. All applicants must possess Georgia POST Peace Officer Certification or meet all requirements for enrollment in Basic Mandate Training.

POSTING DATE: May 28, 2021

CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled

HIRING RANGE: $19.79 - $21.14 per hour ($44,000 - $47,000 annualized)


•12 Hour shifts (every other Friday, Saturday, and Sunday off)

•Take home car after FTO period

•Patrol Rifle and Shotgun issued upon qualification

•Off Duty Jobs Available

•City Paid POAB Dues

•$600.00 per year uniform allowance


•Medical Insurance provided by Anthem

•Dental Plan

•Vision Plan

•Social Security Exempt

•Excellent defined benefit retirement plan (One of the best in Georgia) with multiple retirement options including early retirement at age 55. City contributes 100% towards this plan

•Optional 457b employee contribution deferred compensation retirement plan

BRIEF SUMMARY OF DUTIES: This is general law enforcement work responsible for protecting life and property and enforcing laws and ordinances. Work involves routine patrol in assigned area, responding to emergency and nonemergency calls for service, alarms, and citizen complaints. Duties include traffic enforcement, preliminary criminal investigations, serving warrants, making arrests, and other similar type assignments. Work requires independent judgment and discretion in difficult or unusual situations. Work involves an element of personal danger. Work is performed under the general supervision of a Sergeant who reviews work performance.

Questions concerning the police academy or certification should be directed to Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (GA POST) at 770-732-5974.

TO APPLY: Interested applicants can begin the hiring process by visiting and filling out the ‘Online Employment Application’ under the Departments/careers tab.  Should you have any questions, please contact:

Major Gregory Tatroe

Morrow Police Department

6311A Murphy Drive




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