RPD Police Academy
RPD Police Academy RPD Police Academy RPD Police Academy

Basic Recruit Academy

  • 28 Weeks of Training (1,253 Hours of Instruction)

  • BLET Certification NOT Required

  • Commuter Academy (No Barracks or Overnight Stay)

  • Full Salary With Benefits Paid During Academy

  • All Equipment, Uniforms, and Books Provided at No Cost

  • Eligible for Military Incentive During Academy

  • State of the Art Training Facility

  • Recruits will be BLET Certified Upon Completion of Academy (must pass the NC State Exam for Law Enforcement)

  • Lateral Officer Academy

  • Must be a certified law enforcement officer in North Carolina or a certified out-of-state law enforcement officer

  • Minimum of two years sworn law enforcement experience required

  • Former law enforcement officers who have a break in service of less than 12 months long can also apply

  • 13 Weeks of Training

  • Commuter Academy (No Barracks or Overnight Stay)

  • Salary and Rank based on Years of Equivalent Experience

  • Full Salary With Benefits Paid During Academy

  • All Equipment, Uniforms, and Books Provided at No Cost

  • Eligible for Military Incentive During Academy

  • State of the Art Training Facility