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Career Opportunities

Are you interested in a rewarding Law Enforcement Career? Come join the Officers of the Albemarle Police Department.

The Albemarle Police Department is an accredited, professional organization that strives to serve the community’s law enforcement needs in the most efficient possible manner. Located in the piedmont area of North Carolina, the community offers numerous recreational facilities including Morrow Mountain State Park, two large lakes, several golf courses and City maintained Park and Recreation facilities that are among the best in the state. The school system is excellent with new schools being added or remodeled constantly.

- Patrol Operations

- Community Police

- Special Response

- Civilian Position


- DARE Officer

- K-9 Detail

- School Resource

City of Albemarle

The City of Albemarle is located in the southern piedmont region, forty miles east of Charlotte.

With a population of approx. 16, 000, southern hospitality is present throughout the city. Once considered only a mill town, Albemarle now has many different types of industry.


Join the APD

An Albemarle Police Officer is a symbol of Public faith and trust. A career as a police officer is demanding and very rewarding.

The City of Albemarle hires new officers whenever needed.Officers are trained in all area of Law Enforcement.This department insures that only the most qualified men and women serve and protect the citizens of Albemarle, there is a rigorous selection and training process.

To qualify for the APD, you must be 20 years old, have a high school diploma and meet extensive requirements including background and criminal history checks, psychological tests, and physical health examinations.The Albemarle Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

APD Offers

Recreation is abundant in the area with two major lakes only five minutes away. Golfing is available at three courses in the county.

Many educational opportunities are available with the community college and Pfeiffer University only minutes away. The area has an excellent public school system and many fine daycares.

Members of the Albemarle Police are dedicated and professional in the performance of their duties.Officers strive to be friendly, helpful, and courteous.

The department accepts employment interest cards continuously for future positions.If you are interested in a Law Enforcement career with our department, come by the department and complete an interest card or fill one out online.

  • Paid Vacations, Sick Leave, 12 Paid Holidays
  • Competitive Salaries
  • 16-Week Law Enforcement Training
  • Field Training Program
  • Retirement & 401(k) Benefits
  • Furnished Uniforms
  • Health Insurance
  • Career Development


Albemarle Police Department
203 N. Second St.
Albemarle, NC 28001


 Applicants interested in applying for a position may complete the APD Employment Interest Form below.


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The City of Albemarle Police offers many exciting law enforcement  opportunities.  If you are interested in a position with us, please fill out the interest card on the right and we will notify you by mail when are accepting applications.

The City of Albemarle Police is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

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