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Huntsville Police currently accepting applications for new officers

Huntsville Police

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The City of Huntsville is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Applications are being accepted from July 1- July 31.

Among other requirements, you must have knowledge of contemporary police practices, applicable federal, state, and local laws and ordinances. You must have a high school diploma and must pass the Huntsville Police Academy curriculum.

Beginning in the week of July 15, the Huntsville Police Department will begin conducting the physical agility/ability and written video examinations. If you plan on applying, you must self schedule and appointment for these tests. Click here to learn more about the tests.

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Job Description:

This is law enforcement work in the protection of life and property through patrol, investigation of a specialized nature, assistance to citizens, arrest and detention, and related activities. Work involves prevention of crime, the enforcement of laws and ordinances, investigations of a specialized nature, crime scene investigations, apprehension of criminals, internal investigations, special assignments, patrolling of assigned areas, enforcement of traffic regulations, accident and crime scene investigations. Work involves an element of personal danger and investigator/officers must be able to act without direct supervision and must be able to exercise independent judgment in meeting complex emergency situations. Work is performed with independence within established policies and procedures, and is reviewed by superiors through observation of the effectiveness of work performed and results through reports, observations, and discussions.