Chesterfield County Police Department - Chesterfield, Virginia
- Application Deadline:
- Entry Level Salary:
- $40,000.00 annual
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.
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.
- 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
-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.