The fundamental reason this position exists is to provide protection and security for the citizens of Montgomery. Police Corporals serve as sworn personnel in one of the MPD divisions. Incumbents provide protection through daily patrol, traffic, investigation, and communication efforts. Work also entails responding to emergency incidents, participating in narcotics undercover operations, and securing crime scenes. Incumbents document in writing events and procedures of an important nature and may present that information in a court of law. Police Corporals are typically supervised by Sergeants and must respond and report through the chain of command.
As of date of exam, all Police Officers in the Montgomery Police Department, who have completed two years of service as a Police Officer within the Department, dating from the date of graduation from the Academy, are eligible to compete in the selection process.
Must have a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain a valid Alabama Driver's License prior to employment.