Police Officer I
$40,014.18 - $64,022.89 (18 month Working Test Period)
Police Officer II
$41,614.02 - $66,583.24 (upon completion of Working Test Period)
Evening Shift officers receive an additional $.50/hour.
Morning Shift officers receive an additional $1.00/hour.
Education Incentive Pay
$1,000 Associates Degree
$2,000 Bachelors Degree
$3,000 Masters Degree
Take Home Vehicle Program
Hazardous Duty Pay- where applicable
On-Call for Court Pay
Lateral Entry Program - click here for more information
Employer Sponsored Benefits
Free Wellness Clinic
A free health clinic is available for all Cobb County Employees and their dependants who have insurance with Cobb County. The clinic offers sick and well checks and many prescription medications at no cost to the employee.
The Cobb County Police Academy has been approved by the Georgia Department of Veterans Service as an on-the-job-training program. If you are a veteran and have contributed to the G.I. Bill, you will be eligible to receive monetary benefits while in the academy, throughout your training program and your first 18 months working test period. This is in addition to your police salary.
Uniforms and Equipment
All uniforms and job related equipment are provided by the Cobb County Police Department at no cost to you.
Tuition Reimbursement is available for you while you complete a college degree or certification. Reimbursable amounts are dependent upon available funding and will be proportionately distributed to all pre-approved applicants on a quarterly basis.
Several of our precincts have fitness centers with both strength and aerobic training equipment and are open 24 hours a day. Additional facilities are located at police headquarters and the Department of Public Safety Training Center.
Paid Vacation Leave
13 days per year / 1 year of service
15 days per year / 5 years of service
20 days per year / 10 years of service
22 days per year / 15 years of service
25 days per year / 20 years of service
10 paid holidays per year
Paid Sick Leave
Accumulates at 4.0 hours per biweekly
Paid Military Leave
Up to 18 days per year
Bereavement Leave Policy
Full time employees will receive up to  days of bereavement leave with pay for  hours. Employees working in part time positions shall be eligible for bereavement leave equal to  part time days off with pay.