Andalusia Police Dept.
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Employment Requirements
Applicant must provide High School diploma or GED certificate. Applicant must possess a valid Alabama driver license. Applicant must be at least 19 years of age. Applicant must be a citizen of the United States. Applicant cannot have any felony convictions in any State or be under indicetment of have a pending case. (Note: a pardon does NOT nullify a conviction) Applicant cannot have a misdemeanor conviction involving domestic violence or moral turpitude or have a pending case regarding such. Applicant who has been a member of the armed forces of the United States must provide proof of honorable discharge. Applicant shall be a person of good moral character and reputation.  A background investigation will be conducted. Applicant will be required to pass a physical agility/ability examination. Applicant will be required to pass a psych evaluation. Applicant will be required to pass a Basic Ability Test (BAT). Agility Course involves: A timed run of 150 yards while completing the below listed requirements. Pushing a vehicle on a level surface for 15 feet. (Running for 50 yards). Climbing a 6 foot fence. (Running for 50 yards). Climbing through a 2 foot square window frame. (Running for 25 yards). Walking a balance beam for 15 feet (Running for 25 yards). Dragging a weighted object (165 lbs) a distance of 15 feet. The 7 above requirements must be completed within 90 seconds. Ability Portion involves: Completing 25 sit-ups in 60 seconds. Completing 22 push-ups in 60 seconds. Completing a 1.5 miles run in 15 minutes and 28 seconds. Applicant must attend and graduate from an approved in-state Police Academy after initial hire to continue employment as a police officer. The hiring process begins by filling out an application for employment. You can do this at the Andalusia City Hall Human Resources Office.