The Raleigh Police Department offers challenging and rewarding opportunities for responsible, dedicated individuals interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement. With more than 900 employees, including close to 800 sworn officers, the Raleigh Police Department is small enough to know many of your co-workers, yet large enough to allow you to pursue promotional opportunities and advance into numerous specialty police functions. Some of the reasons the Raleigh Police Department is a great choice for your career:
RPD is accredited by Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). RPD enjoys a well-deserved reputation in the law enforcement community for our training, professionalism and rigorous standards.
Raleigh is surrounded by gorgeous natural scenery. The city also has a thriving downtown core, culturally diverse neighborhoods, and involved community members. Raleigh is a beautiful area to live and an exciting place to work.
The size of the city supports a wide variety of specialty units and investigative functions. If you have a special interest or skill, there is probably a corresponding specialty unit at RPD.
We want you to join our team!