The player is rewarded with a specific vehicle upon completing an assignment alongside a cop rank increase. Each rank assignment offers either Patrol, Undercover or Enforcer type vehicle upon completion.
The first 20 ranks must be completed in sequential order. The player is given the option to choose one of three assignments for each rank and will be awarded the vehicle associated with their chosen list. Players can change their current assignment at any point before completion via a Command Post.
Players can not accept assignments from ranks they have previously completed until they complete assignment 20 and unlock Chapter 10 - Dark Waters.
The racer career offers SpeedLists in place of assignments.
Rank 0 Assignment
Complete any Rapid Response Start a Pursuit with a Racer Bust a Racer Earn 5,000 in a single session
"There are only two types of people driving this fast - cops and criminals."
The player is introduced to the RCPD's intent to win the fight against illegal street racing regardless of the public's safety. They see it fit to use force and highlight their intent to protect the citizens that questions their actions.
Rank 1 Assignments
Patrol "It Starts Here"
Undercover "Ready To Roll"
Enforcer "It Starts Now"
Earn 5,000 in a single session Bronze any Rapid Response Use a Repair Shop
Earn 5,000 in a single session Bronze any event Use a Repair Shop
Earn 5,000 in a single session Bronze any Interceptor Use a Repair Shop
"And when show of force isn't enough to maintain order, sometimes you have to settle for the real thing."
Redview County has begun to turn into a proving ground for illegal street racers looking to make a name for themselves. The RCPD is tasked with restoring law and order with increased use of force following a lacklustre response to their previous efforts.
"The racers have shown that they are willing to cross the line in their quest to disrupt society. We must be willing to do the same to protect it."
The RCPD is put in the spotlight by the media following an officer - John McManis - being left in a critical condition following a hot pursuit. It is believed that the racers caused the officer to crash, and pushes the RCPD into seeking revenge.
Rank 6 Assignments
Patrol "The Only Casualty"
Undercover "Bring Our Justice"
Enforcer "What Really Happened"
Earn 15,000 in a single session Silver any Rapid Response Get a Nitrous Side-Slam
Earn 15,000 in a single session Silver any event Drift 180 yards in one go
"Deep down, they know they need us, because everyone wants security. But only a few are willing to accept the price."
Officers attached to the RCPD precinct have been placed on restricted duty following allegations by the public of unbecoming forceful action, promoting a culture of intimidation, and reckless public endangerment.
The FBI's Vehicle Response Team has been placed on active duty in the area to interdict racers during the Department of Justice's investigation of the RCPD.
Rank 9 Assignments
Players are restricted to only driving the patrol Dodge Charger SRT8 for the duration of these assignments.
Patrol "The Sidelines"
Undercover "Our Pride Stolen"
Enforcer "Our Hands Tied"
Patrol 10 miles (16.1 km) Reach 160 mph (256 km/h)
Patrol 10 miles (16.1 km) Trigger 5 Cameras at 100 mph
Patrol 10 miles (16.1 km) Average 5 Speed Zones at 100 mph
"We tried to play by the rules, and where did that leave us? Chained up on the side of the road like dogs."
The RCPD has been actively restricted with their engagement against illegal street racers. The player takes on their own unsanctioned undercover operation to dismantle the street racing network from within.
They procure a modified Ferrari Enzo from the police impound lot, and take on the alias F-8.
Rank 10 Assignments
Players are restricted to only driving an impounded Ferrari Enzo Ferrari for the duration of these assignments.
"There is a reason we don't take many cops in VRT. We are brought in when you fail."
F-8 has become a new threat that the VRT is struggling to keep up with, and has recalled all RCPD officers back to active duty. The VRT inducts the player as a candidate into their selection program unbeknownst of their unsanctioned undercover operation.
"The United States taxpayer is investing millions of dollars in you - we expect it to be money well spent."
The FBI's VRT is impressed by the player and they are promoted to active duty under their authority. They're reminded that selection is an ongoing process, and that they will be removed from duty if they fail to meet expectations.
Rank 14 Assignments
Patrol "Almost There"
Undercover "The Iron Glove"
Enforcer "How VRT Do Things"
Earn 60,000 in a single session Bust 5 Racers Get 7 Near Misses Get 10 Side-Slams
Earn 60,000 in a single session Drive faster than 200 mph for 15 s Get 3 hits with the Spike Strip Jump a distance of 140 yards
Earn 60,000 in a single session Gold any 2 Hot Pursuits Get 3 Shock Ram Hits Rear-Ram 10 Racers
"Like a pack of wolves, we herded them together to make them easier to pick off."
The VRT has identified three known associates of Zephyr, and believes they can track down Zephyr's location if all three are apprehended. The VRT's plan of bringing chaos to the racer network has made the illegal street racers band together in groups, and as a result, made them more easily located by the VRT.
"You are asleep. I am awake. I am unshackled. Free. I am the life I was too scared to live."
The player is left in a critical condition following their pursuit of Zephyr, and following their actions, they've been dismissed from duty by the RCPD and VRT.
The player reprises their role of F-8, and issues a challenge to the remaining illegal street racers, following their acquisition of the racer top spot from Zephyr, that they are still their rival.
Rank 21 to 60 Assignments
Players can now accept assignments from ranks they have previously completed. Completing each previous assignment will reward the player with an additional rank within their police career and the specific vehicle type awarded for that assignment.