Be Part Of A Team

The APD has over 500 sworn and non-sworn personnel that work together to carry out the daily operations of the police department, provide services and ensure public safety.


The APD is a 24-hour, full time police agency. As a police recruit, your salary will be $46,030 and will go to $53,354 upon graduating the police academy. You’ll receive increases for five years until you reach the Police Officer Grade IV which is $66,692. Albany police officers are also compensated in overtime pay for various aspects of their job. There is also promotional opportunity throughout your career to advance in rank which comes with an increase in salary. APD also offers a fitness and wellness program, emotional support for officers in need (EAP), health benefits, paid vacation, paid sick time and comp time.

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