Police Officer (Full-Time)

Website Town of Princeton

The Town of Princeton is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Police Officer.

Princeton has a population of approximately 1260 residents and is located 7 miles east of Smithfield in Johnston County.

Duties and responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, patrolling a geographic area or specific location within the town during a shift in a police car or on foot, preventing, detecting, and investigating disturbances and crime, investigating traffic accidents, helping victims, and performing traffic control, appending suspects, testifying in court, and executing related assignments.



  • At least 20 years old
  • BLET certified
  • Valid NC driver’s license
  • Clean criminal history
  • Clean driving record
  • Psychological evaluation
  • Medical evaluation
  • Drug screening



  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k
  • Vacation



Starting salary is $45,385. Pay may be increased by 5% for applicants with at least 3 to 5 years of full-time law enforcement experience.



An application can be downloaded from the Town of Princeton website.

The completed application, along with a notarized F-3 should be submitted IN PERSON to the police department. Accommodations may be made for applicants who live a significant distance from the police department. Incomplete paperwork will not be considered. The Town of Princeton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply for this job email your details to dtoole@myprincetonnc.com

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