The City of Rockingham and it's Police Department are dedicated to recruiting and retaining the best qualified personnel for police work. The following is a list of requirements and benefits that the Police Department offers:


Be at least 21 years of age

        • Have no felony convictions

        • Have no serious misdemeanor convictions

        • Have graduated from a standard high school or obtained a GED

        • Satisfactory completion of the BLET program administered by the State of NC

        • Possess a valid NC Driver's License

        • Possess good problem solving skills

        • Good communication skills are required


        • Entry level salary is based on education, experience and training

        • Participation in NC 401k program.

        • Many training opportunities (at least 100 hours of in-service per year)

        • Health, dental and vision insurance with prescription plan

        • Annual evaluation and merit program makes qualified employees eligible for up
           to a 10% raise annually.

        • Eligible for promotion after 2 years of service and satisfactory completion of
           required in-service training and standards

        • Participation in State of NC retirement program


If you think you are interested in joining our team you may contact  Assistant Chief Major Richard Greene or pick up an application at the Rockingham Police Department.

All applications are submitted confidentially and are held on file for 60 days.