Find your purpose.

The “why” of a law enforcement career is all around us.
The “where” is Charlotte, NC.

As this dynamic city continues to grow, so does the need for excellent law enforcement professionals.

Whether you are considering a future in public service, or are an experienced officer interested in exploring new opportunities, a career path with purpose starts here.

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is a diverse, progressive, technology-driven, metropolitan department that believes strongly in the principles of crime management, community collaboration, professional accountability and employee wellness.

See the difference in Charlotte.

Not only is CMPD the place where you can find your purpose, Charlotte is the city where you can find it all – a great quality of life, mild weather, exciting sports and entertainment opportunities, a thriving business community and the ideal spot to raise a family.



Hiring Process

Salary + Benefits


Why Charlotte?