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Police Department Benefits

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  • Aggressive Starting Salary

Individuals with NC BLET Certificate start at approximately $40,000.  NC Certified Police Officers with BLET Certificate and General Certification start at approximately $44,000.

  • Paid Vacation
12 days per year with less than five years of service
  • Paid Holidays
11 paid holidays per year
  • Paid Sick Leave
12 paid sick days per year
  • Insurance
Life and Health Insurance is provided
  • Retirement
Membership in the Law Enforcement Officers’ Benefit and Retirement Fund and membership in the Supplemental Retirement Income Plan
  • Uniforms
All uniforms and equipment are provided
  • Educational Assistance
A tuition assistance program is available for education up to a Masters degree
  • Credit Union
All full-time employees may join the Credit Union, a nonprofit organization
  • Diversity

Enjoy a diverse workplace with multicultural employees. Minorities encouraged to apply