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The Albany Police Department Wants You!

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Unlimited Opportunities to Grow, Learn and Advance Quickly

Sergeant Harvey has been with the Albany Police Department for 19 years. Every day he wakes up ready to protect and serve his community. What has kept him going all these years is knowing his family, friends and team members stand behind him in all he does each day. And each night he comes home to a loving family so glad he made it home safely. Sergeant Harvey has developed a valuable career with the Albany Police Department over the years that he can be very proud of.

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Great Pay and Benefits

Join our Team today! Many positions are open and ready for you to make the decision to say yes I am going to apply. The starting salary is $24.039/hr or $50,001.12/annually. That is for those applicants who are not POST-certified. Those applicants who are POST-certified will start at a higher rate depending on experience and qualifications. The City of Albany offers retirement plans including employee contribution and employer matching rate through a 401(a) pension plan, the city’s employee mandatory pension plan, or a 457 plan. A full range of leave, insurance benefits and other benefits are provided. A health clinic is available at no charge for medical plan participants.

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Protect and Serve

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Keep Our Children Safe

Want your children’s world to be a better place?

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Pre-Academy and Basic Academy Training

Want paid on the job training?

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APD Team Members Say

Bringing closure to a mother and father that you found their loved one or being able to see the smile on a victims face when you tell them we got your man and taking warrants out for them. I am Making a Difference.   – Detective Jackson
We base our mission on our 5 core principles. Professionalism, respect, integrity, accountability and inner-personal skills. We believe in the strong cause of others and supporting them.   – Chief Michael Persley