Police Officer

Hope Mills, NC
Hope Mills Police Department

Salary: $40,915.00 Annually.

Essential Functions:

  • Patrols on foot and in a patrol car an 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.
  • Issues traffic citations and parking tickets as required and investigates traffic accidents and writes accident reports.
  • Answers calls and complaints involving automobile accidents, robberies, domestic disputes, breaking and entering, assault, and other misdemeanors and felonies.
  • Performs special assignments to include assisting in drug raids, surveillance projects, and other hazardous, duty situations requiring additional personnel.
  • Investigates break-ins, thefts, and other crimes as may be required.
  • Arrests violators, commits arrested persons to jail and presents testimony in court.
  • Directs and regulates the movement of vehicular and pedestrian traffic.
  • Serves warrants, capiases and subpoenas as assigned.
  • May be assigned to escorts parades, funerals and similar processions as well as business representatives transporting valuables or large sums of money.
  • Makes public appearances and gives speeches on crime prevention and safety.
  • Advises property owners in practical methods of crime prevention.
  • Performs other duties as required.


  • High School graduate or equivalent with COMPLETION of all basic requirements of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Standards Commission for a certified police officer.
  • Possession of an appropriate valid North Carolina driver’s license.
  • Possession of the Basic Law Enforcement Certificate awarded by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Standards Commission.