The University of West Georgia Police Department spends a great deal of time and effort in the selection of its police officers. The Department advertises widely when a position comes open and attempts to attract an educated and diverse applicant pool. It is the philosophy of the University Police Department that an educated person makes for a better police officer, for this reason, the University Police places an emphasis on recruiting applicants who possess a college degree or are currently working towards one. Currently, 50 percent of all police personnel have a bachelors or masters degree or are actively pursuing one. A University of West Georgia Police Officer posses the highest moral, ethical, mental and physical standards. Therefore, any applicant for any University Police Position will be evaluated by performing a series of tests including, but not limited to, Drug Screens, Psychological Battery, Polygraph/Voice Stress Analysis, and Physical Agility Tests. If you have what it takes to become a University Police Officer, we encourage you to apply.
- Competitive Salary
- Teachers Retirement System
- Major Medical & Dental Insurance
- Paid Life Insurance
- Annual & Sick Leave
- Paid Holidays
- Deferred Compensation Programs
- Other Investments & Savings Programs
- Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)
In order to participate in the selection process for any position the University Police Department you must complete the following:
- Check the UWG Human Resources Web Page for any open University Police positions by clicking here.
- If there are open positions, complete the UWG Employment Application first.
- The UWG Employment Applications will be reviewed by the University Police Command Staff and applicants meeting qualifications will be contacted by phone to arrange testing dates.
- If you have any questions, you can e-mail Lt Charles K. Marlar at email@example.com for patrol positions or Debra Alexander firstname.lastname@example.org for communications officer positions or call 678-839-6000