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Becoming An OfficerIn the Huntsville Police Department

Lateral Opportunities

The Huntsville Police Department accepts applications from Alabama POST certified (APOSTC) officers to join our team as Lateral Entry Officers. APOSTC certified police officers with a minimum of 2 years service are encouraged to apply. Applicants should complete and submit a supplemental application to


Qualifying applicants will then be contacted by department personnel to schedule the APOSTC physical agility test, oral interview board, polygraph, medical, and drug testing. Final selections will be made by the Chief of Police. To learn more and apply as a Lateral Officer click here.
Questions? Contact:
  • Phone:
  • Address:

    Huntsville Police Academy
    6000 Cecil Fain
    Huntsville, Alabama 35810

  • Email:
    Paul Nordan, HPD