Police Officer

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The Garner Police Department is seeking candidates desiring a community-oriented law enforcement career.

Police Officers are responsible to perform protective service work in the prevention, detection and investigation of violations of the law.   Officers are assigned to a patrol platoon and work rotating shifts. Career development program offers an outstanding opportunity for professional enhancement and advancement in salary. Starting salary is $45,038. Work is performed under the regular supervision of a Police Sergeant or Platoon Leader.

With tenure, training and above average levels of performance, officers can compete for a variety of specialized positions and promotions.  They include Canine Handler, Traffic Safety Officer, School Resource Officer, Investigator, Special Response Team, Crisis Negotiator, Field Training Officer, and others.

Officers are provided with state-of-the-art equipment, take-home cars (for those in compliance with Department policy), uniforms and all related apparel.

The current starting salary for all new police officers is $45,038. However, salary incentives may be provided for the following credentials:

  • Prior law enforcement experience (Based upon total years of experience)
  • Specialized training/skills (as determined by the Chief of Police)
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