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Full-Time Police Officer


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Police Officer – Ringgold Police Department

            The City of Ringgold is accepting applications for the position of full-time Police Officer. We are part of a thriving local economy that is steadily growing but happily maintains that small hometown feel. Ringgold is the county seat of Catoosa County and is a gateway city to travelers coming to our state from Interstate 75.

Qualifications include:

  • Citizen of the United States
  • At least 21 years of age
  • High School graduate or obtained a recognized equivalent
  • Free from any felony convictions or a sufficient number of misdemeanors to establish a pattern of disregard for the law
  • Fingerprinted for both a state and federal criminal records check
  • Good moral character as determined by an investigation
  • Free from any physical, emotional, or mental condition which might adversely affect his/her exercise of the powers or duties of a peace officer
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

Qualified applicants must have a community-oriented mindset. Georgia P.O.S.T. certified officers with prior law enforcement experience are preferred, though this is not necessarily a requirement. Applicants must be able to pass an extensive background check to include, driver’s history and criminal history, psychological screen, oral interview, written examination, and pre-employment drug screen.

Our officers work twelve hour shifts with rotating days off (every other weekend off). Full-time officers that have completed the Field Training program and probationary period are included in the take home vehicle program (residence within 20 miles of City limits).

Other benefits include:

Medical Insurance: 70% paid by City for family coverage

                                    100% paid by City for individual employee

Retirement benefits

Dental Insurance

Vision Insurance

Paid time off

Competitive pay based on experience

Interested individuals should complete a City of Ringgold Employment application that can be found at

Please contact Chief Jennifer Jones at

 or (706) 935-3066 for more information.


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