Why Join MPD


Serving over 32,000 residences and businesses throughout Marietta, we provide continual exemplary protection and service to those who pass through our fine city. Our employees are treated equally with respect, honor, and integrity. Remaining committed to excellence, the Marietta Police Department stays vigilant in serving and protecting our community.

We constantly work to foster a particular culture within our employees that will develop personal and professional growth and achievement in each individual. Our decisions and actions are always guided by the core values of the MPD.

The Marietta Police Department has attained national accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), and state certification through the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police (GACP)


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.