Police officer I

Herndon, VA
Herndon Police Department

The Herndon Police Department is now hiring



Depends 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
• Position is considered “essential personnel”; defined as staff who are required to report to their designated work location during weather related or other emergencies, even when town offices are closed or normal operations are suspended


• 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.