Police Officer Selection Process
If you are interested in applying for a position as a police officer with the Opelika Police Department, your first step is to fill out the online application form.
After you have completed the online application process someone from the Opelika Police Department will be in touch with you to walk you through the rest of the process.
- Online Application
- Basic Ability Test (BAT)
- Physical Agility Test
- Background Check
- Reference/Work History Check
- Polygraph Examination
- Medical Screen
- Drug Screening
- Psychological Evaluation
Successful applicants will also have to pass an eight-week, in-house training program, and a 14-week Police Academy.
Questions? Contact Sgt. Daniel at 334-705-5292 or by email.