Police Captain

Hope Mills, NC
Hope Mills Police Department

$58,000.00 – $65,000.00 Annually

The Hope Mills Police Department is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Police Captain- Professional Standards Unit.

This position reports directly to the Chief of Police and will be responsible for receiving, investigating, and processing allegations of criminal conduct and acts of misconduct made against members of the police department, as well as reviewing all minor complaints handled by supervisors. The captain will ensure all allegations made against members of the department are thoroughly and objectively investigated to their logical conclusion and will maintain a comprehensive index of all complaints received against members.

The individual will be responsible for oversight of the department’s training and background functions. Duties will include ensuring all mandatory training requirements are satisfied and that department personnel receive additional training to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the agency. Duties regarding background investigations entail ensuring thorough background checks are completed on all applicants. The captain will make hiring recommendations to the Chief of Police.

The Professional Standards Captain will also oversee Power Engage, the department’s community feedback software to gauge officer and department performance in the delivery of service to the community, and will include any additional duties as assigned by the Chief of Police.

This is a sworn position and candidates will have to meet all the necessary requirements of a police officer as stated by North Carolina Training and Standards. Applicants must possess a North Carolina Basic Law Enforcement Training Certificate or the ability to obtain one if applying from out of state. Applicants must have served as a mid-level manager in a law enforcement agency for at least three years to be considered for the position. Applicant must also possess a North Carolina driver’s license or have the ability to obtain one within one month of being hired.