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Police Officer Job - Chesterfield County Police Department - Chesterfield, Virginia




July 28, 2014

Chesterfield County Police Department

Position Title: Police Officer
Position Type: Civilian
Closing Date: 10/16/2014
Job Description

The basic duties of a police officer include patrolling, traffic enforcement, responding to calls for service and addressing the community concerns related to crime and quality of life issues. The initial training consists of a 32 week, non-residential academy and a two month field training period.

Additional Information

The Chesterfield County Police Department is located in central Virginia and adjoins the City of Richmond. We are a progressive and professional department offering permanent shifts, paid training and career development. Benefits include tuition reimbursement, health/dental insurance and a take home vehicle. The department is a full service agency with 21 specialized units including SWAT, K-9 and Investigations. Officers are eligible to join specialized units two years after field training.

Job Requirements
  • Age : 21 prior to completion of academy
  • Education : 60 college credit hours (or)
  • Experience : 2 years law enforcement experience (or) 2 years active duty military experience (or) 3 years stable employment (or) equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Additional Requirement :

    -Be a U.S. citizen.
    -Pass a written and physical agility test.
    -Possess or be eligible for a
    Virginia driver's license with no more than six demerit points in the past twelve months, or a DUI conviction in the past four years.
    -Vision of 20/20 or corrected to 20/20.
    -Weight in proportion to height.
    -No convictions of felonies and/or serious and habitual misdemeanors.
    -No prolonged/recent use of marijuana.
    -Pass an extensive background investigation including a polygraph, psychological, medical and drug screening.

  • Salary Information
    Entry Level Salary: $40,000   annual

    Contact Information

    Juana Butler
    policerecruit@chesterfield.gov
    Chesterfield County Police Department
    10001 Iron Bridge Road, P.O. Box 148
    Chesterfield, Virginia 23832
    ph: (804)796-7169