Police Recruitment

Basic Requirements:

  • U.S. Citizen
  • 21 years of age
  • NC State certified police officer or eligible to attend Basic Law Enforcement Training
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • No DWI conviction- No criminal background
  • Good moral character
Selection Process
  • NC State Mandated Background investigation
  • Criminal history check
  • Driving history check
  • Oral interview
  • Drug testing
  • Physical and Psychological Exams
Benefits
  • Entry Level Officers starting salary $34,779 a year
  • $20,000 life insurance policy paid by the City
  • Hospitalization/Dental coverage paid by the City
  • 401K plan
  • NC retirement plan
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • 9 paid holidays
  • Longevity pay
  • Equipment furnished
  • Individual assigned vehicle
  • Education incentive pay and Tuition assistance

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