Join DPD

Join DPD

The Doraville Police Department is a professional law enforcement organization dedicated to providing unparalleled service to its diverse local community. A career with the Doraville Police Department offers many rewards.

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Police Officer

Under general supervision and definite operating procedures, a person in this position patrols the City and responds to calls for service and initiates calls in an effort to detect, stop and apprehend violators of laws and ordinances in order to protect life and property.

Communications Dispatcher

This is telecommunications work in monitoring City services radios, answering incoming telephone calls, and dispatching emergency services personnel and equipment.


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Message from Chief

Message from Chief

As the changes of seasons and holidays come and go our enduring value statement and mission focus stands. A new year brings the opportunity to look where we have been and where we are going as a hometown police force. Our thanks to those in the community who continue to provide us support and healthy and constructive recommendations to improve service but never compromising the safety of our community.


Prior to becoming a police officer, a number of requirements must be met. These include a High School diploma and being over the age of 21.

Wages and Benefits

The Doraville Police Department offers police officers many benefits that are competitive with other law enforcement agencies nationwide.


We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, the presence of a non-related medical condition or handicap, or any other legally protected status.

Selection Process

City of Doraville Application: Complete application form and submit all required documentation. Certified Voice Stress Analysis: All applicants are required to take a Voice Stress Analysis. The CVSA is administered at no charge to the applicant.

Work Description

Read more about the following careers within the Department including the Communications Dispatcher, Detention Officers and Police Officers / Corporals.