815 Wheeler Avenue      Huntsville, Alabama  35801

Mark Hudson
Chief of Police
(256) 427-7001
Dr. Harry Hobbs
Communications Relations Officer
(256) 427-7043


Huntsville Police Accepting Applications for Next Academy


Huntsville, Alabama (February 10, 2010) The Huntsville Police Department announced it has begun accepting applications for its next police academy. 
This will be the 52nd Session of the Huntsville Police Academy. “We anticipate starting the Academy this fall.  The selection process is lengthy and requires
applicants to be thoroughly tested in multiple areas in order to be accepted into the Academy. Our Department is seeking men and women from all backgrounds
who welcome a challenge and share our philosophy of community service” said Chief Hudson.

Basic Eligibility Requirements include:

·         U.S. Citizen

·         20 years of age to apply, 21 years of age at time of academy graduation

·         Valid driver’s license

·         Graduated with a high school diploma or GED

·         Pass interview board, drug screening, medical background and polygraph

·         Previous military must have received an honorable discharge on DD214

Deadline for applications is March 21, 2012.