Q.   How can I become a police officer for the City of Leeds?

A.  All employment opportunities are handled through the Jefferson County Personnel Board. 

     1. A qualifying person registers with the Personnel Board.  Click here to begin the registration


     2. The person is tested and ranked according to their score.

     3. Leeds will request a list of applicants, from the Personnel Board, when an opening develops.

     4. Leeds will Pre-test all applicants for possible Academy attendance.

     5. Upon successful completion of the Pre-test, and after an interview, polygraph exam, and

         a psychological exam the candidate we believe would be best for the Citizens of Leeds would

         be given the opportunity to attend the Alabama Police Academy.