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Police Applicant Minimum Requirements
Applicant must provide High School Diploma or GED certificate.
Applicant must possess a valid Alabama driver license.
Applicant must be at least 21 years of age.
Applicant must be a citizen of the United States.
Applicant cannot have any felony convictions in any State or be under indictment or 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.

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 above 7 requirements must all 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 mile 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.


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