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Police Officer

Chesterfield County Police Department - Chesterfield, Virginia

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Entry Level Salary:
$40,000.00 annual

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

-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.

Contact Informaton

Juana Butler

Chesterfield County Police Department
10001 Iron Bridge Road, P.O. Box 148
Chesterfield, Virginia 23832
phone: (804) 796-7169

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