Why Join MPD


The Marietta Police Department (MPD) is made up of (193) staff including (139) full time, and (3) part time officers.  Covering over (23) square miles and 60,000 residents, MPD serves 16,000 residential, and 8,000 business addresses.  MPD is committed to stay vigilant in both serving and protecting our community as well as those who pass through our fine city.  Our employees are treated equally with respect, honor, and integrity in accordance with our Core Values.  We constantly work to foster a particular culture within our employees that will develop personal and professional growth and achievement in each individual. 
MPD gained national accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) since 1998, and state certification through the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police (GACP) since 2011.



Honesty — We are truthful and open in our interactions with each other and with members of our community.

Integrity — We are guided by the fundamental concept of fairness in everything we do in our personal and professional lives.

Respect — We value ourselves, each other, and all members of our community regardless of age, race, gender, appearance, individual beliefs, or lifestyles, always showing understanding and appreciation for our similarities and our differences.

Teamwork — We foster collaboration with our employees and the community in order to achieve shared goals and objectives.

Professionalism — We are proud of our profession and will ensure that our staff is dedicated, highly trained and capable of handling the daily demands of the law enforcement profession.

Loyalty — We will show allegiance to ourselves, our department, the City of Marietta, our community and to those who came before us and sacrificed so much to ensure the safety of our citizens.