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Make a Difference: Join GPD

Please contact our recruiters with questions about joining the Greensboro Police Department (GPD). Learn what is required to become an officer, how the application process works, and what to expect in a career in law enforcement.

Starting salary: $38,222

Quick facts about living in Greensboro:
~ Median household cost: $147,500
~ Median rent: $766 a month
~ Average travel time to work: 20 minutes

We hire year-round, so it's always a great time to join GPD!

To apply for the Police Academy,
first visit the City's 
iApply system to set up an account.
Click on "Show More" at the top of the job listings to begin the set-up process.
Then, look for GPD's academy posting.

Already have a City iApply account?
Go directly to our
academy posting.

 Learn more about becoming a GPD Officer.

Recruiting Hotline: 1-888-GPD-JOBS (473-5627)

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Our Recruiters

Master Police Officer E.Y. Watkins and retired officers Harold Scott and Tony Phifer make up the recruitment team for GPD. Please feel free to contact them via the recruiting hotline with any questions you may have about the department or the application process..

Non-sworn Positions

GPD also offers opportunities for non-sworn personnel. Civilian positions are filled as needed throughout the year. Several of these jobs require first-, second-, and third-shift rotation. See the City of Greensboro iApply system for these opportunities.