Police Officer


  • Be 21 years of age or older
  • Be a United States citizen
  • Have a high school diploma (a college degree is preferred)
  • Have no felony arrests or other serious criminal background
  • Reside within ten (10) miles of Hattiesburg city limits or relocate within six (6) months of employment.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Be a registered voter in his/her current county/city of residence
  • Be of good moral character


The starting salary for a Hattiesburg Police Officer is between $35,000/yr and $38,000/yr depending on your education.