MPD Conducting Full Scale Exercise May 7th

MPD will be conducting a Full Scale Exercise at the GWCC/CNN Center station on May 7th. A bus bridge will be activated on May 6th at 10:30pm from Vine City to Five Points. For questions about rail and bus schedules, please call 404-848-5000 or visit

MARTA Police Job Fair April 22nd

$1500 Bilingual Pay, $500 Monthly Shift Differential Pay, $500 Monthly Weekend Differential Pay, $1500 Incentive Pay for Intermediate, Advanced, Supervision, and Managerial Certifications!

MPD is looking for: 

Police Officers 
Benefits include: Annual pay increases and the ability to top out at over $69,000. Up to $5000 sign-on bonuses for experienced Police applicants, $5000 Annual College Tuition Reimbursement, and coverage of your monthly Georgia Peace Officer Annuity Fund payment!

All new officers will receive a $3000 bonus upon completion of the Police Academy, Field Training and 3-year employment agreement. POST Certified Police Officers who transfer to MPD will receive a $5000 bonus upon completion of Field Training and 3-year employment agreement. 

Benefits include: Up to $5000 sign-on bonuses for experienced applicants and $1800 Annual College Tuition Reimbursement 

Upon completion of the required Communications training, all new Dispatchers will receive a $3000 bonus. POST Certified Communications Officers will receive a $5000 bonus upon completion of training and 3-year employment agreement. 

Emergency Preparedness Coordinator 
Benefits include: Competitive benefits package and pay based on applicable experience and certifications.

Interested in joining? Call 404-848-4900 to speak to a member of our Background and Recruiting Team or follow the links to get started!

With more than half a million people riding MARTA every day, it’s on us to make sure our riders are protected throughout their commutes.  Keeping our customers safe is our top priority and the MARTA Police Department helps us carry out that mission. 

Founded in 1977, the MARTA Police Department currently consists of approximately 320 sworn officers, 50 Protective Specialists, and 57 civilian employees.  MARTA police officers are fully sworn and certified under the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council.  Today, uniformed officers patrol our stations, parking lots, buses and trains.  Additionally, plainclothes officers and K-9 units are stationed throughout MARTA's transit system. 

We've made a commitment to provide a safe and secure transit environment for our patrons and employees and we will continue to improve serving our many communities.   



Police Operations is responsible for the daily delivery of police services in field operations. Police Operations main objective is to preserve life and protect the MARTA system against criminal/terrorist activity and to provide a safe and secure environment for customers and employees throughout the system.



Police Administration provides support to all police personnel. The primary focus is to strengthen performance of management and practices within the department through the implementation of policies and programs related to crime, disorder, and public safety. LEARN MORE

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We started the Community Outreach program to help improve relationships between police and our local communities. Today the program is the driving force behind MARTA Police's role in the Atlanta community, giving us a way to include riders in everything the department does to keep MARTA safe.

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