Police Officer I

Herndon, VA
Herndon Police Department

Salary/Pay Rate: $63,000 – $86,800 depending on qualifications


  • Patrols areas of the town; prevents and discovers commission of crime; 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; renders credible information as witness in court and other related police duties


  • 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 upon hire
  • must be able to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing; be of character and reputation to pass extensive background investigation
  • Current Virginia law enforcement officer certification preferred
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish desirable
    Must be willing to sign a condition of employment agreement which precludes smoking on or off duty.