Police Officer

Position Duties

Protects life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances; patrols assigned areas; responds to calls for police service; conducts preliminary and follow-up criminal and traffic investigations; conducts interviews; prepares written reports and field notes of investigations and patrol activities; apprehends criminals; and testifies in court. Work requires extensive contact with outside agencies and the general public. This is an open, continuous recruitment.

Minimum Requirements

HS graduate or equivalent.  US Citizen.  Age 21.  Ability to obtain a valid NC Driver's License.  Vision corrected to 20/20 and cannot be colorblind.  Height/weight must be proportionate.

  • Position Type: Permanent
  • Position #: 001-11
  • Closing Date: 06/13/2014
  • Salary: $34,281*
  • Department: Police
  • Division: Field Operations

*Salary information listed with each vacancy includes the entire pay range for that position; from the minimum rate to the maximum rate, as described in the City of Raleigh's Classification and Salary Plan.

How to Apply

  1. Make sure you meet the minimum requirements.
  2. Complete the Police Employment Application Kit (make sure to gather all required supporting documents).
  3. Mail the required documents in a 10" x 13" envelope to:
    Raleigh Police Department's Recruitment Office
    6716 Six Forks Road Room #331
    Raleigh, NC 27615.

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