Police Officer

Raeford, NC
Raeford Police Department

Salary: $45,062 – $67,593.

Open until filled

Position Summary:

Performs police patrol, investigation, traffic regulation, and related law enforcement activities.


  • Must be 21 years or older at the time of employment;
  • Must have already successfully completed an approved NC Basic Law Enforcement Course;
  • Must possess, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a valid NC driver’s license without record of suspension or revocation or otherwise poor driving record in any State;
  • Felony convictions and disqualifying criminal histories within the past 7 years are not allowed;
  • Must be a U.S. citizen and be able to read and write the English language;
  • Must be of good moral character and of temperate and industrious habits.
  • Must acquire NC State Certification within reasonable time as determined by Police Chief.
  • High school diploma or equivalent; or
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to meet Department’s physical standards, firearms qualifications, and satisfactorily complete a City physical/psychological evaluation, background criminal investigation, and drug/alcohol test.
  • Ability to work varied work schedules as needed.
  • Basic Law Enforcement Training (or Police Officer Standards and Training) certification or equivalent.
  • This position requires residency within a reasonable commute.