Employment Opportunities

Why the WPD?

The opportunity to work and live in a beautiful, growing city located on the Pamlico River.  Our starting salary for entry level officers is $36,667-$55,001 and we offer a comprehensive benefits package including free medical and dental insurance for the officer.  the WPD is a professional organization, dedicated to providing the best service possible to it's citizens.  the WPD provides it's officers with the best training available, keeping them up to date in the latest legal issues and trends in law enforcement.

What does it take to wear the WPD Blue?

In order to wear the WPD blue, you must be:

  • At least 21 years of age
  • Hold a valid NC driver's license
  • A high school graduate or GED certificate
  • A very clean personal background
  • Good physical and mental health
  • Motivated and Dedicated
How to apply for the WPD

Contact Sergeant Anthony Mcduffie