TRAINING FIRST RESPONDERS THE HATTIESBURG WAY
If you’re ready to embark on a life-changing career - one built out of service to the community - the Hattiesburg Police & Fire Academy is the place for you.
Employing modern technologies and progressive public safety strategies, the City of Hattiesburg’s Police & Fire Training Academy is a premier training facility for first responders with a focus on providing services “the Hattiesburg Way.”
As a recruit for the Hattiesburg Police Department or the Hattiesburg Fire Department, you will take part in a curriculum that meets state standards, and then goes beyond. You’ll find that training at the Hattiesburg Academy will give you all the tools you need to be a Hattiesburg first responder. Upon graduation, you’ll walk into your new career with a sense of pride knowing that you are working to improve and protect the quality of life for the residents of Hattiesburg.
If you have the desire to serve and the courage to apply for a rewarding and satisfying career in either law enforcement or fire service - the Hattiesburg Police & Fire Academy wants you.
Hattiesburg Police Department
Being a Hattiesburg Police Officer means being a part of a storied tradition that found its beginning in 1903. Our ranks include the best law enforcement officers, and the City of Hattiesburg is better because of them. With the ability to chart your own course in a variety of directions, we invite you to find purpose and meaning in an opportunity bigger than yourself.
The academy is 17 weeks long.
Hattiesburg Fire Department
Being a Hattiesburg Firefighter means joining more than 113 years of service to the Hattiesburg community. It also means having both the desire to serve and the courage to act. With opportunities for growth in a variety of areas, we invite you to take this opportunity to begin your career with Hattiesburg Fire Department.
The academy is 12 weeks long.
WILL TO SERVE.
DESIRE TO PERFORM.
COURAGE TO ACT.
We've been doing things the Hattiesburg Way since 1985. Apply to join our ranks, and you'll immediately see how our commitment to training helps guide our path of security and integrity.
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GOT QUESTIONS? ASK.
I wanted to make a difference in the lives of people. Being a police officer was the best path to doing that.
I wanted to serve my community and help other people with what might be their hardest days. We need more people to share in that spirit, and I hope anyone who has the desire to serve - looks favorably on beginning a career at Hattiesburg Fire Department.