The Selma Police Department is committed to the Community.
We seek to employ only the finest and most qualified candidates to Serve and Protect the citizen's of Selma.
Applicants should possess good character, ethics, and carry themselves in a professional manner. 


Basic Employment Requirements

Applicants must:

  • Be 21 years of age
  • Possess an acredited High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Possess a valid Alabama Drivers License
  • Be able to pass an Agility/Ability Test
  • Be able to pass a Written Test
  • Be able to pass an extensive background investigation
  • Be able to pass a medical exam and drug screening
  • Be able to complete a one year probationary period

The Hiring Process consist of the following:

  • File Application
  • Agility/Ability Test
  • Written Test
  • Applicant Questionaire
  • Applicant Interview with Recruiter
  • Background Investigation
  • Previous Employer Check
  • Credit Check
  • Reference Check
  • Neighbor Interview
  • Home Visit Interview
  • Polygraph Test
  • Psychological Test
  • Oral Board Interview
  • Chief's Interview
  • Medical/Drug Test



Specialy Units:

  • Administration
  • Investigation
  • Recruiting
  • Training
  • Motorcyclist
  • Honor Guard
  • Narcotics
  • Public Information Officer
  • Police Athletics League (P.A.L.S)
  • School Resource Officer

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