Thank you for your interest in 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 Toll free 1 (877) 777-WSPD 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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