Professional Standards Division

The Professional Standards Division of the Statesville Police Department consists of training, recruitment, accreditation, and internal affairs. The division also includes the Reserve Officers Unit and the Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS).

We currently employee 88 sworn officers and 25 civilians. Below you will find the minimum requirements for police officer applicants/police recruits, employee benefits, and salary information. All openings in the SPD are filled by applying online through the City of Statesville's employment website.

If you have any questions about available positions or the application process, please contact Sgt. Garrett Deal at 704-878-3522 or via email.

*Click on the appropriate link below for additional details.

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Police Officer Applicants

All Police Officer applicants must be of good moral character as determined by a thorough background investigation and meet all minimum standards for law enforcement employment as established by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission and the City of Statesville, to include United States Citizenship, Physical Requirements, and more.

Police Officer Benefits + Salary

Learn more about Police Officer Employee Benefits and Salary, Recruit Salary, and careers with the City of Statesville.

Police Recruit Program

In an effort to hire quality police officers and maintain qualified professional personnel, The Statesville Police Department (SPD) prides itself on the fact that only the highest caliber of individuals are accepted. We are seeking dedicated, hard working, and motivated individuals who have an interest in helping others and wish to have an impact on their community through active involvement.

Contact the Professional Standards Division:

NamePositionPhone NumberEmail (*Click link below)
Cpt. Chris BowenCaptain - Professional Standards704-878-3536Contact Cpt. Bowen
Sgt. Garrett DealSergeant - Training/Recruiting704-878-3522Contact Sgt. Deal
Officer Brad SimmersonCALEA Manager704-768-5593Contact Officer Simmerson
Bridget GibbsProfessional Standards Secretary704-878-3409Contact Bridget Gibbs

Upcoming Statesville Police Department Events:

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2023 Fill the Trailer Toy Drive
Dec 02, 2023
12:00 PM EST
Statesville, NC
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2023 Fill the Trailer Toy Drive
Dec 09, 2023
12:00 PM EST
Statesville, NC
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District 2 & District 3 Community Meeting
Dec 21, 2023
5:00 PM EST
1410 3rd St.
Statesville, NC 28677
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Districts 2 & District 3 Community Meeting
Jan 18, 2024
6:00 PM EST
1206 Museum Rd
Statesville, NC 28625
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