Police Department Employment

police car 1Thank you for your interest in seeking employment with the Denton Police Department. We believe the strength of our organization lies in employing men and women who have an uncompromised desire to contribute to the community through public service. If this describes you, then we invite you to apply.

Our agency employs both sworn and non-sworn employees, but the process begins the same in each case—by completing and submitting a Town of Denton Employment Application. Sworn positions require current BLET certification with the state of North Carolina. Of course, additional requirements also exist, depending on the position for which we are hiring.
Please download the Town of Denton Employment Application below. You may submit your completed application at Town Hall, Monday - Friday, 8am-5pm.  A list of positions that currently exist within the Denton Police Department is also shown below. You may also view all positions currently open with the town by visiting the town Employment page.

In the Town of Denton, the professionals of the Police Department are tasked with the duty to protect and serve.  The Denton Police Department is currently seeking high-caliber applicants for Patrol Officer position.

Minimum requirements include:
Must be 21 years of age
Possess a valid Driver’s License
Successful graduate of BLET or prior LEO experience required

Current Pay Range and Benefits:
Starting Salary $30,237 Trainee
Continuing Education provided
12 hour shifts with every other weekend a 3-day weekend
Uniforms and Equipment provided
Paid Retirement, Vacation, Sick Leave

Please apply in person at the Denton Town Hall, 201 W. Salisbury Street, Denton, NC 27239.
Click here for Application 

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