What We Have to Offer

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Offering great opportunities for advancement and special assignments, as well as many other great benefits:

– Hiring Bonus of $10,000
– Take Home Car Program (please contact a recruiter for specific mileage)
– Relocation Incentive Up to $3,000
– 11-12 paid holidays per year and floating holiday
– 96 hours of vacation per year (increases with years of service)
– 96 hours of sick leave per year, which accumulate indefinitely
– Educational Incentive (upon completion of the academy)
     Associates Degree= 2.5%
     Bachelor’s Degree= 5%
– 10 days of paid leave for reserve military training
– Relaxed beard and tattoo policy
– DOL/VA Apprenticeship Program for Qualified Veterans
– Uniforms and equipment furnished
– Medical/Dental/Vision/Life insurance
– State and City retirement plans
– 401(k) plan. The equivalent of 5% of salary contributed by the City for sworn personnel
– 457 retirement plan available
– Funeral leave
– Volunteer school service
– Parental leave
– Wellness program offered
– Employee Assistance Program – personal and family counseling


For more information on the applicant testing process:

Written Test: Written Test | Durham, NC: https://www.durhamnc.gov/163/Applicant-Testing

Physical Test: Physical Fitness | Durham, NC: https://www.durhamnc.gov/163/Applicant-Testing

If you have any questions you can contact us [email protected] or 919-560-4575. www.durhampolice.com/recruiting