Pre-Certified Police Officer

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Chesterfield County Police Department - Chesterfield, Virginia

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$Depends on Qualifications 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. Pre-certified Officers will attend a shortened training program that focuses on the transition to the Chesterfield County Police Department. A pay incentive is provided to certified officers who are selected for employment. The Chesterfield County Police Department is a progressive and professional department located in Central Virginia near the City of Richmond. We offer paid training, permanent shifts and a take home vehicle. We also offer paid retirement and a GI Bill approved academy. 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.

Additional Information

The Chesterfield County Police Department is hiring for both in-state and out-of-state pre-certified officers.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21 at the completion of field training
  • Education: High School Diploma/GED
  • Experience: Please see below.

For in-state applicants, possess a current Virginia law enforcement certification or have relinquished certification within two years preceding date of hire. Must have completed one consecutive year of sworn service upon completion of a field training program. Must have left former agency in good standing to be considered. High school diploma or GED; must be a US citizen; successful applicants must pass a written and a 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 and no DUI conviction within the past five years; binocular vision of 20/25 corrected; weight in proportion to height; no conviction of felonies and/or habitual misdemeanors; no conviction of, or guilty plea or no contest pleas to: misdemeanor involving moral turpitude, including petit larceny; any misdemeanor sex offense; or any domestic assault; pass an extensive background investigation which includes a polygraph, psychological, medical and drug screening. Pre-certified officers will attend an abbreviated 14-week academy and will receive a full field training experience to maximize assimilation and familiarization, emphasizing Chesterfield County Police Department philosophy, policies and procedures.

For out-of-state applicants, possess a valid state law enforcement certification or have relinquished certification within two years preceding the date of hire. Must have completed five consecutive years with the same agency upon completion of a field training program. Must have left former agency in good standing to be considered. High school diploma or GED; must be a US citizen; successful applicants must pass a written and a 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 and no DUI conviction within the past five years; binocular vision of 20/25 corrected; weight in proportion to height; no conviction of felonies and/or habitual misdemeanors; no conviction of, or guilty plea or no contest pleas to: misdemeanor involving moral turpitude, including petit larceny; any misdemeanor sex offense; or any domestic assault; pass an extensive background investigation which includes a polygraph, psychological, medical and drug screening. Pre-certified officers will attend an abbreviated 14-week academy and will receive a full field training experience to maximize assimilation and familiarization, emphasizing Chesterfield County Police Department philosophy, policies and procedures.

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Paulie Malatesta

Chesterfield County Police Department
6610 Public Safety Way
Chesterfield, Virginia 23832
phone: 804-796-7169

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