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


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.

  2. The person is tested and ranked according to their score.

  3. Leeds will request a list of applicants, from the Personnel Board, when an opening develops.

  4. Leeds will Pre-test all applicants for possible Academy attendance.

  5. Upon successful completion of the Pre-test, and after an interview, polygraph 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.