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The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is a highly respected law enforcement agency, both in our community and nationally. Our progressive department provides exciting opportunities for law enforcement professionals to develop partnerships with our citizens in order to prevent the next crime, and to enhance the quality of life within our community. 

More than 1600 officers have chosen a challenging and rewarding career with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. We appreciate your interest, and encourage you to consider the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department as you pursue an exciting and fulfilling career as a police officer.
The Recruiting Section is responsible for the processing and selection of all new Police Officers for our agency. The Recruiting Staff, under the supervision of  Sergeant Mark Davis, processes more than 1,200 applications each year. Each application involves a process which takes approximately twelve weeks to complete.  Please direct any e-mail questions to Sgt. Mark Davis.
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Do you have what it takes to become the best?
For more information:
Call locally: 704-432-1603
toll free: 1-877-525-1645


See What a Life!  you can have as a CMPD Officer