Become a Member of Atoka's Finest
It is the goal and mission of the Atoka Police Department to provide the highest quality of police services to the citizens in order to ensure a great quality of life in Atoka.
The Atoka Police Department is a diverse, professional, and community-oriented law enforcement organization that is seeking men and women with good character, sound judgment, reliability, and integrity combined with excellent communication skills to serve the Town of Atoka community.
Who we hire matters...we expect a great deal from the people we select to serve the citizens of Atoka as police officers. We support a diverse, inclusive, and respectful workplace and expect our applicants to display these values.
Law Enforcement is not an easy undertaking, it is a vocation, a calling, to serve and dedicate yourself to a community for the protection and betterment of all. If you feel that you are called to such a career, please click on the links below...and start your career today!
Reserve Police Program (not accepting applications at this time)
The Atoka Police Department Reserve Officer Program is a volunteer unit formed for the purpose of enhancing the police department's operational and administrative efforts. The reserve officers' primary duties are to assist regular officers in every aspect of their duties. Reserve officers are sworn in and have powers of arrest equivalent to that of a regular officer.
Reserve officers must conform to all general orders, policies, and procedures as set forth by the Chief of Police while carrying out their assigned duties. The reserve uniform is identical to a full-time officer's uniform. The reserve officer shall maintain the same physical appearance and grooming standards as do regular officers while on duty.
Reserve officers may receive assignments to assist the Patrol Division, Administration, Community Policing, or Criminal Investigation Divisions. Reserve officers' duties may include, but are not limited to:
- Community involvement
- Crime scene security
- Crowd control
- Directed enforcement
- Parking enforcement
- Patrol ride-along
- Special events
- Traffic direction
- Other situations as they arise
The reserve officer will work under the direction of the full-time supervisor of the unit assigned. The reserve officer shall work a minimum number of hours per month. They shall be responsible for the maintenance and appearance of all issued uniforms and equipment articles.
Reserve officers have the same responsibility as full-time officers to prepare reports and appear in court when their testimony is considered essential to the successful prosecution of a case. Reserve officers shall perform all duties in a manner which enhances the image of the Atoka Police Department in the community and shall be bound by the Police Code of Ethics.