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The Albany Police Benevolent Association is accepting applications for the next academic year. Applications will be accepted from Greater Albany Public Schools (or qualified Albany home study) graduating seniors. Recipients will receive a $1,000 one-time award sent directly to their chosen 2-year or 4-year accredited college or accredited university program.


  1. Applicant must be a senior at any GAPS school or a qualified home study senior.
  2. Must be entering a two- or four-year accredited college or university program.
  3. Must have a 3.0 or higher GPA.

Application must:

  1. Be filled out completely, hand printed in black ink or typed and signed,
  2. Include two letters of recommendations from non-relatives, and
  3. A 500-word Essay

Required Essay Criteria:

  1. Subject: "How has public safety positively impacted your life and community?"
  2. Be at least 500 words double spaced, typed and signed with name, high school/home program and current date in upper left-hand corner.
  3. Include as much information as possible about your career goals and how you intend to reach those goals.

Application form (pdf)

Please deliver complete packet to the Albany Police Department at 2600 Pacific Boulevard SW, Albany, Oregon or mail to:

Albany Police Benevolent Association
2600 Pacific Blvd SW
Albany, OR 97321

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The Albany Police Department employs 66 sworn officers and 35 civilian staff who carry on a rich tradition of professional public safety service.

Community partnerships are integral to our success in maintaining the public safety in Albany. In order to accomplish our mission of "Excellence Through Service," we encourage community involvement and input. By working together, we will continue to create and maintain the quality of life we expect for all who live in and visit Albany, Oregon.

Albany Police Department

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 541-917-7680 Non-emergency

 2600 Pacific Boulevard SW
Albany, Oregon 97321

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