Employment Opportunities

                                     Staff - Officers

The Matthews Police Department is dedicated to our goal of recruiting, training and developing our employees, as well as our objective to hire only THE most qualified individuals through strong hiring standards. Congratulations on taking the first step towards an exciting and fulfilling career!


Please familiarize yourself with our new site.  It contains a lot of useful information about our positions, and the testing and hiring processes.  Some of the exciting opportunities include police, dispatch, and administrative support.  There are also numerous opportunities for career advancement, and professional growth and development. 


We are proud to say that the Matthews Police Department is an equal opportunity employer. All appointments to the competitive service shall be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, military service, gender identity or expression, or political affiliation, and shall be based on merit and fitness only. 

The vision of the Matthews Police Department is to be the safest community in America. Our mission is to promote a safe community by preventing crimes and reducing the fear of crime while treating all individuals fairly and with respect.  Our members will demonstrate honesty, professionalism, and integrity while building partnerships necessary to enhance the safety of our community.

The Matthews Police Department operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, and is self-reliant in all aspects of Law Enforcement to include, patrol, investigations, tactical team, traffic enforcement, and telecommunications.

Thank you for your interest in employment with us.  We look forward to seeing you in one of our testing processes to get you on your way to a new career!

Please click on one of the options below to find out more about the career path that best suits you!


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