Police Officer


Police Officer/ Candidate:

The Town of Haw River, NC, is seeking highly qualified, professional, & motivated police officer candidates to serve in our growing and diverse community. The Town of Haw River Police Department is a modern, well-equipped, full-service law enforcement agency. Duties include protection of life and property, enforcement of laws and ordinances, crime prevention/ detection/ investigation, enforcing traffic laws and investigating accidents.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be twenty-one years of age or older.
  • Must possess a Valid North Carolina Driver's License.
  • Must never have been convicted of a felony in any state.
  • Must possess High School Diploma or G.E.D. A degree in Criminal Justice or similar field preferred.
  • Must possess Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET)certificate or the equivalent.


Starting salary is $45,207.73-$52,759.19 depending on qualifications. Additional salary consideration may be given for increased law enforcement years of service, education, and training qualifications. 

Excellent benefit package including 5% salary increase after completion of probationary period, Employee Developmential Pay, 100% paid health insurance, Retirement Health Insurance after 20 years of service, 5% 401k benefit with no employee match required, department offers take home car program, phone stipend, and all uniforms and equipment provided, and extra duty assignments available.


Applications can be obtained from The Haw River Town website at Haw River Police Hiring Process Page.


The Town of Haw River is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information contact:

Chief Toby Harrison of the Haw River Police Department at 336-578-4141.


Please submit your complete application packet to Chief Toby Harrison by email or mail at: tharrison@townofhawriver.com


P.O. Box 103

Haw River, NC 27253.



Position Open Until Filled.


You can learn more about the Haw River Police Department by visiting our website or our Facebook page.

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