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Come Join the Fayetteville Police Department!

We are currently accepting applications for our January 2023 academy and also accepting applications for lateral officers (both in and out of state).

As an out of state lateral applicant, individuals are required to take a limited enrollment academy. Our application/hiring process takes approximately 3-5 months to complete so the sooner we received an application the better.

The City of Fayetteville offers a competitive salary and benefits package to new law enforcement officers. Information regarding the salary and benefits are listed below.

Police Officer – Inexperienced Salary $43,000* – $64,500 per year

*Starting  pay increases to $45,000 after completion of BLET to include education incentives.

Additional Pay for Education: Bachelor’s Degree – $3,000/year, Associate’s Degree – $1,500/year

We are currently offering a sign on bonus of $4,000 for inexperienced candidates, $6,000 for military veterans, and $10,000 for lateral applicants. We also offer relocation assistance of up to $3,000 for  50-99, $5,000 99+ miles.

Our application can be found at www.joinfaypd.com under the Application Tab.


If you have any further questions feel free to call the Recruiter, Officer King at 910-723-4138 or email ciarraking@fayettevillenc.gov

To apply for this job please visit www.fayettevillenc.gov.

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