Qualifications  / Requirements
  • Must be 21years of age
  • Possess a valid driver's license
  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Possess a high school diploma or GED
  • No felonies or domestic violence convictions
  • Able to pass drug screening
Training Purpose
  • To recruit the highest qualified candidates for the Canton Police Department
  • To provide training that will develop and engage each officer to reach their full potential
  • To provide ongoing training to all police personnel on relative issues and modern policing philosophies
Training Academy
All non-certified persons seeking to become police officers with the Canton Police Department must attend the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers Training Academy and fulfill all state requirements.