Police Department


Employment Opportunities

Dear Police Applicant,

Thank you in advance for your interest in wanting to become a police officer for the Town of Elizabethtown.  In order to be considered for a position, you must meet the minimum requirements listed below.  Having met those requirements, you will be required to submit all of the documents listed. 

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Administrative Assistant at 910-862-3125.

Thank you,

Tony Parrish

Chief of Police

Minimum Requirements: 

Must be a United States Citizen
Be 21 years of age or older
Minimum of High School Diploma or GED 
Must have completed Basic Law Enforcement Training, (BLET) 
Must be of good moral character determined by extensive background investigation 
Must pass drug screening and psychological testing. 

Application Documents:

In order to be considered for employment with the Elizabethtown Police Department, copies of the following documents must be included with the NC Criminal Justice Education & Training Standards Commission Form (F-3).  The failure to provide any of the documents requested will delay the application process.  All documents requested are considered part of the application process and should be turned in with your Form (F-3).

  Birth Certificate
  High School Diploma
  College Diploma or Transcript
  BLET Certificate
  DD-214 – Military Discharge Form (If Applicable)
  Copy of Social Security Card
  Copy of Driver’s License
  Criminal Records Check from the Clerk of Court in all counties you have lived in the past 10 years.
  Notarized copy of “Authorization for Release of Personal Information”
  Sealed Copy of Credit report
  North Carolina Personal History Statement Form (F-3)