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The Amistad Murals consists of three panels: The Revolt, The Court Scene, and Back to Africa. They are housed in Savery Library and are known as one of artist Hale Aspacio Woodruff's best known works.

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Police Officer

Department Student Affairs
Salary D.O.E.
City, State Talladega, AL
Education: High School Diploma or equivalent GED required; Associate's Degree or higher preferred.
Type Full-time
Experience: See Qualifications Below
Contact Email brhoden@talladega.edu
Contact Name Talladega College Office of Human Resources


The Police Officer’s responsibilities are to prevent and suppress crime; protect life and property by effecting arrest, pursue fleeing suspects; perform rescue operations; prepare arrest and incident reports as necessary, and determine when there is reasonable cause to detain. The police officer must understand when deadly force may be used. Officer will operate a law enforcement vehicle both day and night and must be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing with a variety of constituencies. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Desired candidate must possess an Alabama Driver’s License, Alabama Peace Officers Standards and Training required (APOSTC). Must have a high school diploma/GED or equivalent required. An Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice or related field preferred. Two years’ work experience in law enforcement, public safety, security or corrections. Personal history free of criminal convictions which legally precludes employment in a position of trust. Demonstrated oral, written and interpersonal skills. Appropriate licenses required for carrying and handling firearms. Must qualify annually with firearm, baton, and defensive driving.

Application Process:

All qualified candidates should send a cover letter, résumé Talladega College application, copy of transcript and at least three professional references brhoden@talladega.edu. You may also mail to: Human Resources, Talladega College, 627 W. Battle Street, Talladega, AL 35160, or fax 256-761-6450.





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Admissions Contact Information

By Mail:
Office of Admissions
Talladega College
627 Battle Street West
Talladega, AL 35160

Phone: (866) 540-3956
or (256) 362-0274
Email: admissions@talladega.edu



The history of Talladega College began on November 20, 1865, when two former slaves William Savery and Thomas Tarrant, both of Talladega, met in convention with a group of new freedmen in Mobile, Alabama.

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