Police Officer Requirements – North Carolina

Minimum Requirements to be a Police Officer in North Carolina

  • Age At least 20 years of age
  • Education High School Diploma or G.E.D
  • Citizenship US Citizen
  • Other Requirements
    • Be of good moral character
    • Have successfully completed Basic Law Enforcement Training and passed the BLET state exam.
    • satisfactorily complete the employing agency’s in-service firearms training program
    • No felony convictions or any criminal offenses
    • Meet physical requirement / Pass medical examination
    • Pass psychological screening examination
    • Pass oral interview