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FAQ

Q

How can I become a police officer for the City of Leeds?

A

All employment opportunities are handled through the Jefferson County Personnel Board.

  1. A qualifying person registers with the Personnel Board. Click here to begin the registration process.
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  3. Come to Leeds Police Department to obtain an application.
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  5. The person is tested and ranked according to their score.
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  7. Leeds will request a list of applicants, from the Personnel Board, when an opening develops.
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  9. Leeds will Pre-test all applicants for possible Academy attendance.
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  11. Upon successful completion of the Pre-test, and after an interview, polygraph exam, medical exam and a psychological exam the candidate we believe would be best for the Citizens of Leeds would be given the opportunity to attend the Alabama Police Academy.