The Wadesboro Police Department is a full service law enforcement agency for the Town of Wadesboro.


About the Town


Wadesboro is the county seat of Anson County in the southern piedmont of North Carolina. It has an approximate population of 5,813 and covers an area of approximately 6.3 square miles.


Wadesboro Police Officer Requirements


•  Be a citizen of the United States

•  Be at least 21 years of age

•  Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED

•  Be of good moral character as determined by a thorough background investigation

•  NC Basic Law Enforcement Training Certified

•  Able to pass a comprehensive medical exam and credit check

•  Have undergone a psychological screening examination by a clinical psychologist or psychiatrist to determine the officer's    emotional suitability to properly fulfill the job responsibilities




•  Competitive Salary

•  Court Pay

•  Longevity bonuses

•  Retirement - Law Enforcement Officer's Benefit and Retirement Fund

•  Retirement - Local Governmental Employees Retirement System

•  Law Enforcement Officer 401 (k)

•  Promotional Opportunities

•  Eleven paid holidays each year

•  Twelve paid sick days each year

•  Fifteen paid vacation days each year

•  Paid Employee health and insurance plans

•  Worker's Compensation Insurance

•  Liability Protection

•  Line of Duty Death Benefits

•  All uniforms, duty gear and weapons supplied

•  Clothing allowance for plain clothes officers

•  Optional employee participation benefits: Family Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Disability Insurance


212 S. RUTHERFORD STREET, WADESBORO, NC 28170   |   EMERGENCY 911   |   NON-EMERGENCY (704) 694-2167