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Join the Greensboro Police Department Today
The Greensboro Police Department is a family of nearly 700 sworn officers dedicated to the mission of partnering to make Greensboro safe for all people. We are committed to recruiting diverse individuals that reflect our city, training them to serve and protect their fellow citizens, and supporting our officers as they rise through the ranks of an exciting career.
Why They Joined
Get Paid while Training at the
Greensboro Police Department
We are one of only a few police departments in North Carolina that will pay you while you train. Get the best training in one of the best cities in the state.
• Starting pay $55,000 during Police Academy
• Annual Salary over $57,000 upon completing Police Academy
• Lateral Hiring between $57,000 and $80,000 annually
PLUS BONUS PAY:
• Signing Bonus of at least $2,750
• Night Shift Premium Pay of $3,600 annually
• Educational Bonus up to $5,000
• Military Bonus of $2,500
• Bilingual Pay up to $2,500 annually
PAID TIME OFF:
13 Paid Holidays • 11 Days Paid Vacation
• 96 Hours Sick Time
4 DAY WORK WEEK:
4 Days On
4 Days Off
HEALTH AND RETIREMENT:
The City offers a comprehensive retirement and benefits package including 401k, Health, Vision, Dental, Maternity Leave, Paternity Leave, and more.
With the excellent training GPD officers receive, they are always encouraged to reach their maximum potential.
SUPPORT FOR WHOLE FAMILY:
At Greensboro Police Department, we support the whole family. After one year of service, six weeks of paid parental leave is available for those with new children. In addition, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provides eligible employees with up to 12 workweeks of unpaid leave in a 12-month period. For mothers returning to work, we offer a lactation-friendly work environment, including a clean and private lactation room and sufficient breaks during the workday.
Our hiring process is thorough to make sure you’re a good fit as an officer, and GPD is a good fit for you.
New Recruits • Lateral • BLET
Whatever your experience, apply today.
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