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Police Officer

City of Johns Creek

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Join our Team and impact the safety of our community as a Police Officer in Johns Creek!

The Johns Creek Police Department seeks dedicated, committed individuals to join our team. As a Police Officer in Johns Creek, you'll play a crucial role in ensuring the safety and security of our community. If you're passionate about law enforcement, ready to uphold the highest standards, and eager to make a difference, we want you on our team.


  1. Competitive Compensation: We recognize your dedication and compensate you accordingly. Our complete benefits package is one of the best in the region, including competitive pay ranges from $26.49 to $41.73/hour with a potential salary of $59,931 - $94,419 annualized for an 84-hour schedule including:
  • healthcare, fantastic retirement benefits, including 12% of your base pay to 401a, $1 for $1 up to 5% match in the 457(b) retirement plans with financial adviser services available at no additional cost (this could be a total of 22%!)
  • a take-home Tahoe if you live within 35 miles after field training program
  • paid POAB benefits
  • $800 monthly stipend if you live within City limits of Johns Creek
  • in house gym and locker rooms
  • $5,000 sign-on bonus after the field training program
  • longevity bonus of $5,000.00
  • Vacation: 95.94 hours -1 year of service; 143.78 for 5 years of service; 191.88 hours yearly for 17 years of service; and 239.46 hours yearly for 26 years of service. Sick leave accumulates at 4.42 hours biweekly.


  1. Community-First Philosophy: At Johns Creek, we prioritize community engagement and partnership. You'll have the chance to build strong, positive relationships with the residents you serve, fostering trust and mutual respect.
  2. Advanced Training and Development: Our commitment to your growth never wavers. We offer continuous training and educational opportunities, ensuring you remain at the forefront of law enforcement practices. If you are not a certified police officer and you make it through our recruiting process, we will send you through an extensive training program called P.O.S.T. that will certify you to become a police officer. *POST equivalency for certified officers out of state is accepted.
  3. Cutting-Edge Technology: You'll have access to state-of-the-art equipment and technology, empowering you to excel in your duties and keep our community safe.
  4. Career Advancement: Your career progression is a priority at Johns Creek. We offer various career paths, from specialized units to leadership positions, to help you achieve your professional goals.
  5. Extra Perks: Outer loadbearing carriers are authorized, you can have visible tattoos on arms as long as they are appropriate, you can have a beard with a minimal fee to our Public Safety Foundation, and we offer a $500 referral program if you refer other officers to the City!


On your 84-hour schedule/12-hour shift, as one of our admired Police Officers, you will play a vital role in ensuring the protection and well-being of our community. Your responsibilities will encompass many duties focused on maintaining public safety and upholding the law. Additionally, your continuous knowledge of criminal law and critical elements of law enforcement will empower you to carry out special assignments and maintain a visible presence within our city.


  • US Citizen
  • High school diploma or GED equivalency
  • 21 years of age (no age limit)
  • No felony convictions
  • No marijuana use in the last three years
  • No illegal drug usage
  • Possess a valid Georgia Class C driver's license with a satisfactory driving record or able to get a Georgia Class C driver's license prior to your hire date
  • Strong moral character and commitment to ethical policing
  • Physical fitness and agility test
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Willingness to uphold the highest standards of integrity and professionalism


To learn more about the recruiting process and more details of what would disqualify you click on this link:


The City of Johns Creek is a vibrant jewel nestled in the thriving northeast suburbs of Metro Atlanta. As the 9th largest city in Georgia, we take pride in our community of 85,000 residents and 250 dedicated employees who contribute to its growth and well-being. Established in December of 2006, Johns Creek has emerged as a beacon of safety in Georgia, consistently earning high marks on's rankings. We are committed to upholding this reputation as we move forward. Johns Creek was ranked as one of the best places to live in the United States in 2023 by and the #1 place to raise a family in Georgia by Our vision extends beyond being safe; we aim to be pioneers in health, wellness, and innovation, continually drawing residents and businesses from all corners to call Johns Creek their home.


If you're seeking not just a job but a place to build a lasting law enforcement career, surrounded by a supportive community, while serving and safeguarding our residents, Johns Creek is your ultimate destination!

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The City of Johns Creek is a drug free workplace and all positions are subject to the candidate successfully passing a background screening.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

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