State Capitol Police Careers State Capitol Police Protect state property, revenue, employees and visitors of the North Carolina state government complex. State Capitol Police Investigate serious crimes, internal affairs matters and unusual occurrences, conducting high-tech surveillance operations to prevent crimes and apprehend criminals. State Capitol Police Conduct facility security checks, respond to parking complaints and monitor and dispatch fire, EMS and police services to state government facilities across the state. State Capitol Police Manage crowds and help ensure safety of demonstrators, bystanders and property during events and rallies. State Capitol Police Perform special law enforcement operations such as security for gubernatorial inaugurations and provide security during personnel and board hearings. Want to join State Capitol Police? Apply Join the State Capitol Police State Capitol Police Services Handling Suspicious Packages Mail Service Center -Suspicious Package Tips Contact SCP Job Requirements for State Capitol Police Officers To become a State Capitol Police Officer, candidates must: Be at least 20 years of age and a citizen of the United States Be a high school graduate or have passed the General Educational Development Test indicating high school equivalency Be of good moral character as determined by a thorough background investigation Have been fingerprinted and a search made of local, state, and national files to disclose any record Have been examined and certified by a physician to meet physical requirements necessary to properly fulfill the officer's particular job responsibilities Have produced a negative result on a drug screen administered according to the standards of the Department of Health and Human Services for Federal Workplace Drug Testing Programs Have undergone a psychological screening examination by a clinical psychologist or psychiatrist licensed to practice in North Carolina to determine the officer's mental and emotional suitability to properly fulfill the job responsibilities Have been interviewed personally by the Department Head or his representative to determine such things as the applicant's appearance, demeanor, attitude, and ability to communicate Notify the Criminal Justice Standards Division of all criminal offenses for which the officer is arrested, charged, pleads no contest or guilty, or is found guilty; not have committed or been convicted of: a felony; a crime for which the punishment could have been imprisonment for more than two years; a crime or unlawful act defined as a "Class B misdemeanor" within the five year period prior to the date of application for employment; or four or more crimes or unlawful acts defined as "Class B misdemeanors" regardless of the date of conviction; or four or more crimes or unlawful acts defined as "Class A misdemeanors" except the applicant may be employed if the last conviction occurred more than two years prior to the date of an application for employment Satisfactorily complete the employing agency's in-service firearms training program as prescribed in 12 NCAC 09E .0105 -.0106. Special Requirements Must have general certification as a law enforcement officer in accordance with the provisions of the N.C. Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission.