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  • Employer: Chesterfield County Police Department
  • Type of Position: Full-Time Job
  • Industry: Law, Public Safety, Corrections, & Security
  • Location: Chesterfield, VA
  • Salary Range: $40,000 annually

Police Officer

The basic duties of a police officer include patrolling, traffic enforcement, responding to calls for service and addressing the community concerns related to crime and quality of life issues. The initial training consists of a 32 week, non-residential academy and a two month field training period.

The Chesterfield County Police Department is located in central Virginia and adjoins the City of Richmond. We are a progressive and professional department offering permanent shifts, paid training and career development. Benefits include tuition reimbursement, health/dental insurance and a take home vehicle. The department is a full service agency with 21 specialized units including SWAT, K-9 and Investigations. Officers are eligible to join specialized units two years after field training. We also offer internship opportunities for juniors and seniors.

Required Education and Experience:

-Be a U.S. citizen. -Be 21 years old prior to completion of academy, have 60 college credit hours, or two years law enforcement experience, or two years active duty military experience, or 3 years stable employment or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. -Pass a written and physical agility test. -Possess or be eligible for a Virginia driver's license with no more than six demerit points in the past twelve months, or a DUI conviction in the past four years. -Vision of 20/20 or corrected to 20/20. -Weight in proportion to height. -No convictions of felonies and/or serious and habitual misdemeanors. -No prolonged/recent use of marijuana. -Pass an extensive background investigation including a polygraph, psychological, medical and drug screening. -Ability to speak clearly, hear, analyze and react quickly to high stress situations. -Ability to maintain security, custody and control of combative prisoners.

To Apply:

Apply online at -Go to -Click "apply here" -Click "start the application process" -Scroll down the page to "position" -Click on "police officer" -Click "apply"

Contact Information:

Corporal Juana Butler
10001 Iron Bridge Road, P.O. Box 148, Chesterfield, VA 23832
(804) 796-7169
fax: (804) 768-0172