DCJS Certified Police Officer

Front Royal, VA
Front Royal Police Department

Salary: $55,000.00 Annually.

Closing Date: 8/31/2024.

Position Summary:

Police Officers perform difficult protective service work within the Police Department. They are responsible for the safety and good order of the community, identifying criminal offenders and criminal activity and, where appropriate, apprehending offenders and participating in subsequent court proceedings. Much of the work is performed under emergency conditions and frequently involves considerable personal hazard.

Essential Functions:

  • On an assigned shift, operate a patrol vehicle to observe for violations of traffic laws, suspicious activities or persons and disturbances of law and order.
  • Respond to radio dispatches and answer calls and complaints.
  • Enforce traffic laws; issues citations for traffic violations.
  • Serve warrants and make arrests.
  • Maintain warrant records.
  • Testify in court.
  • Provide police escorts and direct traffic.
  • Perform residential and commercial checks.
  • Fill out arrest records, fingerprints, and photograph suspects.
  • Perform prisoner security functions.
  • Investigate traffic accidents.
  • Report unsafe conditions existing in street or other public facilities.
  • Interview victims and witnesses.
  • Perform property and evidence duties.
  • Prepare detailed reports on activities and assignments.
  • Participate in a variety of in-service training programs.
  • May be assigned collateral duties such as investigations, radar patrol, DUI patrol, community policing, or training, as qualified.
  • May be assigned special duties such as school program presentations, evidence transport, etc.
  • Perform related tasks as required.


  • Education: High School Diploma/GED.
  • Experience: Virginia DCJS Certified Law Enforcement Officer.
  • Valid Drivers License.