Join the Winston-Salem Police Department

Service with the Winston-Salem Police Department offers the unique satisfaction of knowing that every day, the hours you spend on the job make your community a better place to live, work and play. This is true whether you serve as a police officer or as one of our non-sworn employees who support them. It truly is a team effort.

The Winston-Salem Police Department has openings for police officers year-round. The Department fills non-sworn positions as the need arises.

Use this page as your launching pad to learn more about the advantages of joining our team.

Why become a Winston-Salem Police Officer?

How do I apply to become a Winston-Salem Police Officer?

How do I apply for a Non-Sworn position?

Scholarships for HBCU students interested in becoming a Winston-Salem Police Officer

Ready to learn more?
Call 336-773-7925 or
Toll free 1-877-777-WSPD (9773) or

Would you like us to contact you about opportunities with the Winston-Salem Police Department? Online contact form.

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The Winston-Salem Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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