If you are interested and have made up your mind to pursue a career with becoming a police officer, here are a few states you may proceed in:
- New York
- New Jersey
Frequently Asked Questions:Q: Does Georgia have an entrance exam for aspiring police officers?Ans: In order to become a police officer in Georgia, the Georgia Peace Officers Standards and Training Council requires all candidates to first give the COMPASS or ASSET test. This is the official entrance exam for police officers and takes around two hours to complete. For more information about this exam, please check our website.Q: How do you become a police officer in Georgia?Ans: To become a certified police officer in Georgia, you need to follow the certification process which is controlled and directed by the Georgia Peace Officers Standards and Training Council (P.O.S.T.). In addition, some part of the application process must be completed by attendance at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center (GPSTC) regional academy, where you will get your practical and field training. If you successfully pass all the tests, you will be certified as a Peace Officer in Georgia.