Published on August 18, 2022
Athens loves its police officers!
* City Council members raised APD salaries to $59,528 for entry-level officers.
The community voted YES for a brand new police station.
* The department values experience and offers a Lateral Entry Program for existing officers.
Come be part of a community that supports its police department. Join the APD!
The City of Athens Police Department will conduct a written entrance exam and physical ability test to create an eligibility list for the position of Police Officer on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022.
Interested candidates must complete the Intent to Test for Entry Level Police Officer and the City of Athens Application for Employment which can be obtained from City Hall, located at 508 E. Tyler St., Athens, Texas. The completed applications must be submitted by returning to City Hall on or before Tuesday, Sept. 6.