Every day you can make a difference in someone else’s life – whether it’s by saving a life or by steering someone towards a more productive course. As a Raleigh Police Officer, you can improve the quality of life in this vibrant community and play a leading role in keeping Raleigh a number one place to live.
We invite you to become part of our successful policing team. The RPD is looking for men and women who want to pursue an exciting and rewarding career in law enforcement.
|APPLICATION PROCESS- During the application process, candidates are required to pass a written, physical fitness test, medical and psychological checks, a polygraph, and pass a thorough background investigation.|
|ACADEMY - Entry level candidates then complete 26-30 weeks of North Carolina law enforcement training.
The academy incorporates an adult learning environment while following a paramilitary model.
|FIELD TRAINING - After completing the academy, recruits enter 18 weeks of field training where they apply what they learn with the help of a field training officer.|