Police Officer

Purcellville, VA
Purcellville Police Department

The Town of Purcellville in western Loudoun County, VA is seeking applications for a Police Officer.

Hiring range: $47,613 – $52,494 DOQ


This position involves non-supervisory general duty police work involving the protection of life and property through enforcement of laws and ordinances. Patrols areas of the Town; apprehends criminals and offenders; enforces traffic laws; responds to calls for service and complaints from citizens involving accidents, misdemeanors and felonies; conducts accident and criminal investigation; gathers evidence; interviews suspects and witnesses; writes reports; makes arrests as required; testifies as witness in court and other related police duties. Shifts are 12 hours in duration.


Must be a U.S. citizen and 21 years of age at date of appointment; high school diploma or equivalent; must possess valid Virginia driver’s license with a good record; be of character and reputation to pass extensive background investigation. Current DCJS law enforcement officer certification and/or bi-lingual in Spanish is highly desirable.

Selection process will include an initial interview, background investigation, polygraph, and psychological evaluation, physical and oral board. The polygraph will cover the following areas: illegal drug use, undetected crime, and other areas regarding personal history.