Police Officer (Certified and Non-Certified)

Hopewell, VA
Hopewell Police Department


$51,000.00 – $57,012.28 Annually

Job Summary:
Performs intermediate protective service work enforcing laws, investigating criminal activity, ensuring safety of public, collecting evidence, testifying in court, maintaining files and records, preparing reports, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under moderate supervision.


Minimum Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED and moderate experience in law enforcement, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Licenses and/or Certifications:

  • Obtain Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) certification within one year, if not certified upon hire.
  • Valid driver’s license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • Must meet and maintain all training and education requirements for position.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • General knowledge of police methods, practices, and procedures and general knowledge of City, State, and local laws and ordinances.
  • Communication skills, observation and interviewing skills, firearm handling skills, and basic computer skills.
  • Ability to deal with all levels of the general public and to take quick, appropriate action.