The City of Raleigh provides and excellent benefits package to its employees. The following are some of the things that you can expect when you become a police officer.

Uniforms and Equipment

An officer’s complete uniform, shoes, weapon, and all necessary equipment are furnished by the City. Items are periodically replaced as the need arises.

Vacation and Leave

The City of Raleigh offers generous leave and family coverage. Benefits begin the first day of Academy Training:

Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance.


GI Bill

The Raleigh Police Department is a supporter of the Veteran Affairs Educational Assistance Benefits Programs. A veteran who meets the criteria established by VA may receive GI Bill benefits while working full time and earning wages. Since 2006, RPD has worked in conjunction with the North Carolina State Approving Agency to provide benefits to recruits of the Raleigh Police Academy. Upon completion of the academy, officers may enroll in an apprenticeship/on-the-job training program for a designated period of time.




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