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CMPD Military Recruiting Program

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police department takes great pride in supporting our brave men and women who serve and sacrifice for our country. Many of the values and attributes military members exhibit are what we look for to represent our department.  We are a strong advocate of hiring veterans and provide veterans with opportunities to join our ranks with our base testing program. Eligible participants in this program do not need to apply through the normal process. 


The CMPD Military Recruitment program has three advantages that we are proud to provide to those that served.


#1. The Military Base Testing program is available to military members in the following categories;

-Active Duty military

-Reserve members

-Guard members

-Retired (with 20 years or more) military service

 You must show your military ID to test!


#2. Those that take and pass the written test under the Military Base Testing program have an extended submission time for their background packet.


#3. The CMPD Academy is a certified VA Vocational Institute. This allows veterans to apply for benefits through the VA to augment their base salary while in training.




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Weather Cancelations & Base Closures!! 
Any event will be canceled when the base closes for non-essential personnel!!  


You must review the  Minimum Standards for Employment. 


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14 Sept 2015 1300 HRS Testing (Written only)Ft Bragg/Pope AAF, Airmen & Family Readiness Center (next to Shoppette on Pope AAF)
​15 Sept 2015​0900 HRS​Briefing, "Military to Law Enforcement!"MCB Camp Lejeune

798 Brewster Blvd, Bldg. 40, Room TBD

​15 Sept 2015​1330 HRS​Testing (Written only)MCB Camp Lejeune

798 Brewster Blvd, Bldg. 40, Room TBD​

16 Sept 2015 1330 HRS Testing (Written only) ​MCAS New River, Career Resource Center, AS-913 Longstaff St.  
​22 Oct 2015​0900-1030 HRS​​Briefing, "Military to Law Enforcement!"​Parris Island, SC. Transition Assistance Office, Bldg 923, RM TBD
​​22 Oct 2015​1300 HRS​ Testing (Written only)​​Parris Island, SC. Transition Assistance Office, Bldg 923,​RM TBD​

PLEASE NOTE! Schedule subject to change. 
Testing takes 2-3 hours to complete.
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For more information, email Officer Haynes at
  The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department also participates in the Veteran's Administration Apprenticeship Program, through the North Carolina Department of Labor.  Military (civilian personnel or dependents​) members eligible to receive  GI Bill benefits may be enrolled in the program and earn an additional  monthly supplement.  More details are available through your local Veteran's Affairs office.