Patrol Deputy

Hanover, VA
Hanover County Sheriff

Under direction, provides law enforcement services and protection for our community – Hanover County.
On an assigned shift, operates a patrol vehicle to observe for violations of traffic laws, suspicious activities and disturbances of law.
Takes appropriate action upon observation of these activities.

Salary: $46,04


o Patrols an assigned area and detects violations of traffic and criminal law and suspicious activity
o Responds to radio calls for service
o Serves warrants and makes arrests
o Handles domestic disturbances and a variety of citizen complaints
o Directs traffic as necessary
o Investigates automobile accidents
o Conducts criminal investigations
o Prepares detailed reports
o Testifies in court
o Assists disabled motorists
o Assists other agencies as necessary


Applicants must:

o Be 21 years of age or older
o Be a U.S citizen
o Have minimum vision of 20/100 correctable to 20/40
o Possess a high school diploma or equivalent
o Possess a valid driver’s license
o Successfully pass written test
o Oral review board
o Polygraph examination
o Comprehensive background investigation
o Psychological evaluation
o Physical agility test
o Physical exam
o Interview with the Sheriff