Considering becoming a police officer?
One of our recruiters would enjoy talking with you about joining the Greensboro Police Department (GPD). Each of them can tell you about what to expect in this career and about GPD’s culture and future. It’s a great time to join GPD!
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GPD is accepting applications for its 100th Police Academy from May 1 to October 31.
Applications received outside that window will not be considered.
Please follow the application instructions carefully and complete the entire packet.
You may also pick up application packets at any Greensboro police station.
Have questions or need assistance?
Contact Harold Scott at 336-373-4594 or Tony Phifer at 336-373-2107.
Learn more about becoming a GPD Officer.
Recruiting Hotline: 1-888-GPD-JOBS (473-5627)
Officer C. Little- 336-706-4245
Officer Little (above, left) is a NC local, who received a bachelor of arts degree in history from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2007.
After starting his career with GPD as a member of the City’s bicentennial 88th Police Basic Introductory Course (PBIC) in 2008, he served as a patrol officer, most recently assigned to the Central Division A Squad, and as a background investigator for the 98th and 99th PBIC in 2014.
Little has completed numerous outside training opportunities including the Police Law Institute, Interview and Interrogation, Crisis Intervention Training, Basic and Intermediate Hostage Negotiations, and Police Training Officer School.
He was awarded an Intermediate Law Enforcement Certification in 2012 and Advanced Law Enforcement Certification in 2014 from NC Department of Justice's Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission.
Officer F. Banks- 336-430-7280
At 15, Officer Banks (above, center) knew she wanted to be a police officer. Born and raised in Greensboro, she says she felt drawn to protect her native community. In 2002, at age 20, Banks joined the Greensboro Police Academy. This was the beginning of something she describes as "life changing, exciting, and self-rewarding."
While serving four years in patrol, she became radar-certified and Intoxilyzer-certified. Banks also served as a Community Resource Officer for three years and then spent four years as a detective with the Criminal Investigations Division apprehending suspects involved in burglaries and shopliftings. Most recently, she served as a Background Investigator.
Banks has earned an associate’s degree from Guilford Technical Community College, a bachelor of arts degree in psychology with a minor in business law from Guilford College, and a master's degree in human services/marriage and family cognate from Liberty University.
During her free time, Banks enjoys international traveling, reading, dancing, and spending time with family and friends.
Officer D. Rasecke- 336-339-3951
Officer Rasecke (above, right) graduated from NC A&T State University in 2003 with a bachelor of arts degree in psychology. She joined GPD in January 2004 as a member of the 82nd PBIC.
She served four years as a patrol officer and seven years assigned to the Special Operations Division as a traffic enforcement officer. In 2014, she served as a background investigator for the 98th and 99th PBIC.
Rasecke has completed numerous outside training opportunities including Police Law Institute, Interview and Interrogation, Radar Certification, Intox EC/IR, Time Distance Certification, Officer Survival, Radar Certification, Standardized Field Sobriety Testing, and Comprehensive Roadside Interdiction. She was awarded an Intermediate Law Enforcement Certificate and Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate in 2011.
Rasecke participates annually in the Greensboro National Night Out event, has assisted with multiple dignitary escorts and worked the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte in 2012, and was featured on three episodes of TruTV’s reality television show “Speeders” in 2009.
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 Jobs Web page for these opportunities.