Winston-Salem police officers enjoy competitive pay and an advantageous retirement plan that allows them to retire at more than 100 percent of their pay. Pay scales are reviewed annually. Uniforms and equipment are provided. Take-home cars: Winston-Salem police officers who live in Forsyth County are issued individual patrol cars that are theirs to drive to and from work and to off-duty employment.
Police Officer Trainee Starting Salary:
with A. A. S. Degree:
with B.A./B. S. Degree:
Sworn Officer Starting Salary:
Lateral Entry: Pay depends on experience
Contact Recruiting at (336) 773-7925
Police Officer employment information [pdf/2p]
All members of the Winston-Salem Police Department receive a package of benefits, including state and city pensions for sworn personnel, medical and dental benefits, paid vacation, paid holidays, sick leave, education assistance, life and accidental death insurance, flexible spending accounts (to set aside money tax-free for medical and child care expenses) and more. To learn more about a specific job, including salary information, click on the position name below.
Options for Future Recruits - Police Officers' Retirement [pdf]
Class 60 series
Records Specialist [pdf]
Police Evidence Specialist [pdf]
Telephone Response Operator [pdf]
GI Bill Benefits for Veterans!!!
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