Once accepted into a position with the Marietta Police Department, new employees are encouraged to explore what field of police work they would be most interested in. Our department offers a variety of career opportunities in the categories of investigative services, uniform patrol, and support services. Some of the specific positions within the department are listed below and are available for officers to apply to once officers meet the required time in service.

Uniform Patrol

  • Community Response Unit
  • Crime Interdiction Unit (CIU)
  • Critical Response Team (CRT)
  • K-9 Officers
  • School Resource Officer (SRO)
  • Selective Traffic Enforcement Patrol (STEP)
  • SWAT

Investigative Services

  • Detective
  • Federal Task Forces
    • Agent assigned to the FBI Safe Streets Gang Task Force
    • Agents assigned to the DEA/HIDTA (two positions)
    • Agent assigned to ICE
  • Forensic Technician

Support Services

  • Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA®)
  • Security Services Unit
  • Hiring/ Recruitment Officer
  • Public Information Officer (PIO)
  • Training Unit

For Info on future Marietta PD Career Development please check out this information from our City HR team: Police Career Development

For info from our city HR team on the Marietta PD Pay and Classification Plan, please check out this document: Police Pay and Classification Plan