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Patrol Officers - Hazlehurst Police Department

The Hazlehurst Police Department is looking for Georgia Post Certified Law Enforcement Officers who will serve and protect through dedication, professionalism, active cooperation with the community, and respect for human dignity. HPD is dedicated to finding, training, and retaining the highest quality police officers possible. The candidate selected will wear many hats while on duty, including those of diplomat, counselor, traffic controller, security expert, social worker and more.

Minimum Requirements

  • Georgia P.O.S.T. Certification

  • U.S. Citizen

  • Possess a valid driver's license 

  • 21 years of age

  • Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate

  • Have no felony or misdemeanor convictions involving moral turpitude or domestic violence

  • Other Requirements may apply

Selection Process:

  • Oral interview

  • Drug Screening Test

  • Background Investigation

  • Pass psychological and physical exams

Applications may be picked up at 17 Johnson Street or downloaded below. Completed applications can be emailed to

Hazlehurst Police Department Job Application

City of Hazlehurst
86 S. Cromartie Street
P.O. Box 519
Hazlehurst, Georgia 31539
Telephone (912) 375-6680
Fax (912) 375-6690

Quick Facts

  • U.S. Census Population (2020 official): 4,088

  • Regional Commission: Heart of Georgia Altamaha

  • County: Jeff Davis

  • Congressional District: 8

  • State Senate District: 19

  • State Legislature Districts: 157

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