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We are seeking applicants who are interested in joining a 21st Century progressive and community-oriented police agency.   

The Zebulon Police Department is looking for qualified, motivated men and women with a strong, professional work ethic, exceptional communication skills and who want to make a positive difference in our community. As a member of the Zebulon Police Department you will enjoy excellent benefits, competitive salary and a professional working environment.  

Starting salary as of July 1, 2017 is $39,198 for applicants with BLET certification/no experience. Officers with experience may receive higher salary dependent upon years of service, training and overall experience.  A 5% increase may be given upon successful completion of the probationary period.  

Minimum Requirements

The Zebulon Police Department's minimum requirements for employment as a police officer are:

  • High school graduate or equivalent with some college preferred
  • Must be at least 20 years of age
  • Good moral character (as determined by an extensive background investigation)
  • Not have been convicted of a felony or crime punishable by more than two year imprisonment or an offense involving moral turpitude as well as obtain clearance from NC. Criminal Justice Education Training and Standards Requirements
  • Must possess a valid Driver's License
  • Demonstrate employment stability
  • Ability to work varied shifts
  • Ability to deal with the public tactfully and firmly
  • Citizenship/U.S. work authorization
  • Pass an interview, a CVSA (computer voice stress analysis) given by a certified examiner,  a psychological test, a drug screen and a medical examination.
The Town of Zebulon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

How to apply
You must submit the following: 
  • Copy of Drivers License (All States)         
  • Copy of Birth Certificate
  • Copy of High School Diploma
  • Copy of College Degree Diplomas (If Any)
  • Certified copy of College Transcripts
  • Copy of DD214 (If you have  Military Experience)
  • Copy of Social Security Card
  • Photograph of yourself
  • Completed F-3 (signed & notarized)
  • Town of Zebulon Application
  • Authorization of Release (notarized)
  • Credit Report
Resumes may be submitted in addition to but not in lieu of a completed employment application.  Applications may be mailed or hand-delivered to the Zebulon Police Department located at 1001 N. Arendell Avenue Zebulon, NC 27597. 

For more information:
Contact Lieutenant Ashley Dixon  at or call (919) 823-1827.
Timothy Hayworth
Police Chief
Dennis Brannan
Police Captain
Bob Grossman
Police Lieutenant
Ashley Dixon
Police Lieutenant