Police Officer

Hope Mills, NC
Hope Mills Police Department

Salary: $48,401.00 – $72,602.00 Annually.

Closing Date: 8/31/2024.

Position Summary:

As a community-policing department, our goal is to keep Hope Mills a safe and secure place in which to live, work and play. We will continue to work jointly with our citizens to set priorities for police and local government response and then collaborate on problem resolution. We strive to maintain the highest standard of professionalism while serving the needs of the citizens. We are dedicated to working cooperatively with the public and welcome public input and feedback.

Essential Functions:

  • Patrol on foot and in a patrol car any assigned area in the business and/or residential sections to preserve law and order, to prevent and discover the commission of crime and to enforce motor vehicle operating regulations.
  • Issue traffic citations and parking tickets as required and investigate traffic accidents and write accident reports.
  • Answer calls and complaints involving automobile accidents, robberies, domestic disputes, breaking and entering, assault, and other misdemeanors and felonies.
  • Perform special assignments to include assisting in drug raids, surveillance projects, and other hazardous duty situations.
  • Investigate break-ins, thefts, and other crimes.
  • Arrest violators, commits arrested persons to jail and presents testimony in court.
  • Direct and regulate the movement of vehicular and pedestrian traffic.
  • Serve warrants, capiases and subpoenas.
  • Provide escort during parades, funerals and similar processions as well as business representatives transporting valuables or large sums of money.
  • Make public appearances and gives speeches on crime prevention and safety.
  • Advise property owners in practical methods of crime prevention.
  • Other related duties as assigned.


  • Highschool Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Completion of all basic requirements of the NC Justice Education and Standards Commission for a certified Police Officer.
  • A valid NC driver’s license is required upon hire and must be maintained throughout employment.
  • Must live within 30 Miles of Hope Mills, North Carolina.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Possession of a BLET certificate from the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Standards Commission.
  • 1+ years experience as a current law enforcement officer.