Make a Difference, Join GPD
We hire year-round, so it's always a great time to 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
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)
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..
GPD also offers opportunities for non-sworn personnel. Civilians 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.