Police Officer Criteria


  • US. Citizen
  • 20 years of age
  • high school diploma or GED
  • N.C. State Certified Police Officer
  • No DWI convictions
  • Good moral character

Selection Process

  • Extensive background investigation
  • Driving history check
  • Criminal history check
  • Credit history check
  • Oral interview
  • Psychological examination (upon conditional employment)
  • Physical and Drug testing (upon conditional employment)


  • $20,000 life insurance and hospitalization
  • 401K and deferred comp.
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • N.C. Retirement plan
  • State holidays
  • Longevity pay
  • Direct deposit
  • All equipment furnished

More About Dunn

Dunn was originally called "Lucknow" and was renamed in 1873

The city of Dunn was incorporated on February 12, 1887, at which time it was a logging town and a turpentine distilling center. The name honors Bennett Dunn, who supervised the construction of the railway line between Wilson and Fayetteville.

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