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Police Officer

Excellent Benefits

  • Officer with Police SealCompetitive Pay
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Annual/Sick Leave
  • 401-K and Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Group Term Life Insurance
  • Uniforms Provided
  • Take Home Car Program                                      

Minimum Qualifications

  • Officer with Bomb VehicleMust be 20 years of age
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Be of Good Moral Character
  • Graduation From an Accredited College or University with a Bachelor’s Degree
    *  College Students are encouraged to apply at the beginning of their final semester
  • Reside in Cleveland, Gaston, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, or York (S.C.) Counties

Application Process

  • Patrol Car with FlagComplete Online Application
  • Review of Criminal History and Driving Record
  • Pass Computerized Testing (Non-Certified Applicants)
  • Complete Captain’s Board Review
  • Pass Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE)
  • Pass Polygraph Test
  • Psychological Examination
  • Extensive Background Investigation
  • Chief’s Review Panel
  • Civil Service Interview

Upon successful completion/recommendation applicant will receive conditional offer and be required to complete/pass drug screening, physical examination, and psych interview.