The Cadet Program of the Winston-Salem Police Department.

This program is designed for recent High School graduates and those who are not yet eligible to sit in the Winston-Salem Police Department Police Academy.

Winston-Salem Police Department Cadet Program: Get paid while attending college, (including books, fees, and tuition), with full-time employment with the Winston-Salem Police Department.

  • Be registered as a full-time Criminal Justice Student at Forsyth Technical Community College (FTCC)
  • Must maintain a 3.0 GPA
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Will complete 40 hours a week: 20 hours as a student at FTCC and 20 hours of employment at the Winston-Salem Police Department until graduation
  • Applicant must pass a background check and initial eligibility testing
  • Scholarship recipients have a three-year service commitment as a sworn law enforcement officer with the Winston-Salem Police Department

If interested complete the Cadet Initial Application:

Cadet Initial Application [pdf/102kb]

For more information please contact Recruiting at 336-773-7925 or toll free 1-877-777-WSPD or email at .

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