Benefits of Becoming a Police Officer
- Benefits of Becoming a Police Officer
Along with the benefit and responsibility of serving as a Community Police Officer with one of the finest municipal agencies in the country each officer is also provided:
All required equipment and uniforms
State and Local Government and Law Enforcement Officer's retirement plan
Paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave
Physical fitness facilities
Work schedule that provides seven days off every 14-day cycle, including every other weekend
Applicants selected must successfully undergo:
Physical examination - medical examination to be conducted by a city selected physician.
Oral Board - Five person panel comprised to asked questions to determine your suitability for employment.
Police psychological examination.
Polygraph - internal examination to determine your suitability for employment.
Extensive background investigation and criminal/credit check - will include but not limited to a canvass of your neighborhood, school records, colleges and/or university records, etc.
Drug test - must submit to a urine and/or blood test to determine drug use if any.
347 2nd Avenue SW
Hickory, NC 28602
Police Dept. Office: (828) 324-2060
Non-Police Emergency: (828) 328-5551
Office Fax: (828) 328-6146