Police Officer


  • College preferred, but not required
  • Educational background in law enforcement and/or law enforcement experience preferred
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must be a citizen of the United States
  • Must be a high school graduate or have attained a GED certificate
  • Must be of good character, as determined by a thorough background investigation
  • Must be suitable for law enforcement as determined by a psychological evaluation
  • Must not have committed, or been convicted of, a felony offense
  • Must pass a physical examination and drug screening
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and have a good driving record
  • Successful completion of Basic Law Enforcement Training and state exam
  • Vision must be correctable to 20/20


Working as a police officer for the City of Archdale guarantees a wide variety of benefits including:

  • Career Ladder Program
  • Contributory retirement
  • Dental Insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employer-paid accidental death insurance
  • Five % employer contribution to a 401(k) Supplemental Retirement Program
  • Local Government Employee’s Credit Union
  • Medical Insurance
  • Pay for Performance Plan
  • Tuition assistance program
  • Uniforms and/or uniform allowance
  • Vacation, sick, holiday, civil, military, and maternity leaves