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Law Enforcement Officer

Rockingham Police Department
Full Time
Rockingham, NC 28379
$38,629 - $51,952 a year
Posted 30+ days ago
Job description

We are looking for a responsible Police Officer to maintain law and order, protect members of the public and their properties, prevent crime and improve citizens’ quality of life. The goal is to achieve community safety and crime reduction.

The Rockingham Police Department serves a city of approximately 10,000 residents with 36 officers. We have a Criminal Investigations Unit, Narcotics Unit, Traffic Unit, Swat Unit, as well as a Drone program, ICAC program, FBI TFO program, and various other opportunities for advancement into any number of programs or specialized units. We are a family oriented, team focused organization that makes training and education a priority. We offer a competitive and comprehensive salary and benefits package.

Visit us at www.gorockinghampd.com or visit us in person for an application and to speak to someone immediately.


  • Deter crimes and assure community through high-visibility policing
  • Patrol assigned areas and monitor activities to protect people/property
  • Investigate crimes and apprehend suspected law violators
  • Observe and respond to various situations or emergencies
  • Follow rules, guidelines and protocols
  • Conduct initial investigations
  • Gather evidence and ensure successful prosecutions
  • Produce internal reports and provide feedback on case status
  • Deal with case paperwork and administrative procedures
  • Foster good public relationships and liaise with community groups or individuals
  • Coordinate operations with other emergency services
  • Attend and provide evidence in court


  • Proven working experience in law enforcement
  • Proficiency in using police equipment
  • Excellent knowledge of standard operating procedures, judicial procedures, civil and constitutional laws
  • Working knowledge of interrogation techniques and scene management
  • Knowledge and skills of law enforcement principles and practices
  • Adequate interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to build effective working relationships
  • Sound judgement along with effective decision making skills
  • Conflict resolutions and problem solving skills
  • Responsibility, dependability, honesty and integrity
  • Willing to submit to extensive medical and criminal background checks
  • Valid driving licence
  • High school degree; BS degree in police science or related field is desirable

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $38,629.04 - $51,951.74 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 12 hour shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Law enforcement: 1 year (Preferred)


  • BLET certification (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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