Important Information

The City of Raleigh on-line application process requires all City applicants to go to the City of Raleigh website and create a Neogov account to make application. If you already have a Neogov account, you can log into the account and fill out an application to the City of Raleigh position you seek.

We are now accepting applications for the Spring 2019 Police Academy Class. ALL applications for the Summer Academy MUST be submitted by 5:00 p.m. (EST) on Friday, March 29, 2019.

The New Starting Salary for police recruit is $41,068. Upon completion of academy training an increase of 3% will be awarded, resulting in an annual salary of $42,300 for more information, please visit our Benefits & Salary section for more information.

Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Recruiting Office at 919-996-1343.

Click here to learn more about the application process.

Join the Raleigh Police Department

The Raleigh Police Department is searching for qualified individuals who want to join our corps of law enforcement professionals. Many opportunities are available from sworn Police Officers to a variety of exciting and attractive civilian positions. Our organization is proud of our professionalism, our values and providing the best services to the citizens of Raleigh.

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What can we offer you?

Our exceptional career advancement opportunities allow RPD officers to go as far as their determination will take them. The opportunities and the choices are here for you.

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