Police Officer

Rocky Mount, VA
Rocky Mount Police Department

Salary range: $48,662 – $62,291.

Open Until Filled

Position Summary:

The Town of Rocky Mount is currently accepting applications for a pool of qualified individuals for a very dedicated and diverse police officer, ready to be part of a vibrant department.

Essential Functions:

  • Proactive patrol of corporate limits utilizing community policing methods;
  • Maintenance of open communication with supervisors and other officers by oral and written reports;
  • Conduct and/or assist others in investigations, traffic control, and event security;
  • Protect property and provide public safety services;
  • Accurately record information on standard forms and incident reports;
  • Testify in legal proceedings;
  • Perform basic law enforcement duties with the capability to exercise considerable judgment in application of local, state, and federal laws.


  • Must be a U.S. citizen,
  • 21 years of age,
  • hold a valid Virginia driver’s license,
  • High school graduate or equivalent,
  • Current law enforcement certification through DCJS not required but preferred,
  • Successful applicants are required to pass an initial written test and physical agility, as well as a comprehensive background investigation, physical, evaluation, and screenings.