Fayetteville Police Department
The Fayetteville Police Department is currently accepting lateral applications as well as applications from individuals with a BLET certificate. The Fayetteville Police Department is also accepting applications from inexperienced candidates for an October 2015 Academy as well as a February 2016 BLET Academy. (Deadline for the October application turn in is August 14, 2015 and the deadline for the February 2016 academy is November 6, 2015). Out of state laterals need two years full-time experience with their current agency to be considered a Lateral Entry Officer, and no more than one year of separation from their last law enforcement employment. The Fayetteville Police Department will also provide compensation to candidates for prior service, up to 13 years of credible service. (Note: To be eligible for this compensation, experienced officers shall have no more than one (1) year of separation from previous Law Enforcement position)
In addition to this application period, the Fayetteville Police Department will hold Open House informational briefings at the Police Training Center located at 671 N. Eastern Boulevard. See event calendar for specific dates and times.The FPD Recruitment Staff will discuss the application, the hiring process, qualifications and the police website in detail. The Open House is strongly recommended but not mandatory to interested applicants. FPD Staff will talk about what will be expected from the applicants, the documents needed to apply and the academy life.
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For questions regarding the Fayetteville Police Department’s application/hiring process or the training academy contact…Recruitment/Training Division:
671 N. Eastern Blvd
Sergeant Lee Hicks
Detective Richard Barnhill
Cathy Bell, Office Assistant
( 910) 433-1903
City of Fayetteville Human Resources