Police Officer

Chesterfield, VA
Chesterfield County Police Department

$45,500.00 Annually

Job Number

8/8/2021 11:59 PM Eastern

Minimum Qualifications
Police Recruit Salary is $45,500 until completion of training. Must be a US citizen; must have a high school diploma or GED; be at least 21 years of age prior to completion of the field training program. Successful applicants must pass a written and a physical ability test. Must 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 within the past four years; no marijuana use within twelve months prior to application date; binocular vision of 20/25 corrected; weight in proportion to height. No conviction of felonies and/or habitual misdemeanors. No conviction of, or guilty plea or no contest plea to: misdemeanor sex offense, or any domestic assault, pass an extensive background investigation, which includes a polygraph, psychological, medical and drug screening. Pre-employment drug testing, FBI criminal background check and education/degree verification required. This position is subject to working in high security areas governed by the US Department of Justice’s “Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Security Policy” and therefore requires successfully passing a more stringent criminal background check.

Operate an assigned patrol vehicle. Patrol assigned areas of the county for traffic and criminal violations; respond to citizen calls, complaints, and requests for information. Conduct victim, witness, and suspect interviews. Prepare detailed reports. Make arrests; testify in court; interact with community groups and organizations. Perform other police patrol operations in the field as assigned and as needed. Perform other work as required. Position open until filled – first review begins April 2, 2021. PLEASE NOTE: Once your application has been submitted and processed, you will receive an email which contains information on our next available police applicant test. If you have not received an email within two weeks of application, please call the Chesterfield County Police Personnel Unit at 804-748-1547. Please be aware that some emails may go to your SPAM folder. This position is a part of an approved Career Development Plan (CDP) and offers career progression opportunities and salary incentives, as funding permits, based on performance, qualifications, and experience.