Recruiters are now looking for qualified applicants to join an upcoming academy. To be considered you MUST complete and mail in an application packet and all supporting documents to the Recruiting Office. Click here to learn more about the application process. www.joinraleighpd.org
Recruiters are now looking for qualified applicants to join an upcoming academy. Interested applicants are encouraged to mail their completed lateral application to the Recruitment office. For more information on the lateral entry process, please visit our Lateral Entry page. www.joinraleighpd.org
We have an authorized sworn strength of 777 sworn men and women and counting. Just this year, we added many new recruits to our ranks, and those officers have now begun their career paths in law enforcement. Some may choose to remain as patrol officers throughout their career while others may compete to perform specialized work in a wide range of units. These officers will go as far as their determination takes them, and the RPD prides itself on the diverse career opportunities and training available to all officers. Our training academy is nationally renowned for its high standards and state-of-the-art facilities, equipment, and instructors.
The Raleigh Police Department serves over 400,000 residents of Raleigh, the capital city of North Carolina, and the department is internationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.
Age: At least 21 years of age
Education: possess a high school diploma or GED
Experience: None Required
The Raleigh Police Department has a new hiring process based on the implementation of a North Carolina State mandate that requires all agencies to implement a reading comprehension exam in their pre-employment process, effective 9/1/2010.