Police Officer

Website Rockingham Police Department

The Rockingham Police Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Patrol Officer.


• Be at least 21 years of age

• Have no felony convictions

• Have no serious misdemeanor convictions

• Simple residency (restrictions may apply)

• Have graduated from a standard high school or obtained a GED

• An Associate Degree or Bachelor’s Degree preferred

• Satisfactory completion of the BLET program administered by the State of NC

• Possess a valid NC Driver’s License

• Possess good problem-solving skills

• Good communication skills are required


• Entry-level salary range $35,167 to $49,690 (based on education and experience)

• Participation in NC 401k program through BB&T bank

• Many training opportunities (at least 100 hours of in-service per year)

• Health and dental insurance with a prescription plan

• Annual evaluation and merit program makes qualified employees eligible for up to a 10% raise annually.

• Eligible for promotion after 2 years of service and satisfactory completion of required in-service training and standards

• Participation in State of NC retirement program

For serious inquiries please contact Lt. George Gillenwater at 910-997-6632 or come by the Police Department located at 311 East Franklin Street Rockingham NC 28379 between the hours of 9-4, to pick up an application or speak to a member of our recruitment team.

To apply for this job email your details to ggillenwater@gorockinghampd.com

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