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Police Officer

Location: Ashland, VA


Ashland Police Department


January 2, 2018 by 5:00 pm

Job Description / Responsibilities

Seeking motivated individuals who wish to work for the Ashland Police Department.  The Ashland Police Department is an internationally accredited (CALEA) agency that adheres to the highest standards of professionalism.  The Town of Ashland offers competitive salary and benefits.  Please visit the website at for a full description of the selection requirements and selection process.

A Police Officer’s duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Responding to calls for service
  • Investigating crimes
  • Conducting proactive patrols
  • Enforcing criminal and traffic codes
  • Testifying in court
  • Completing various forms of paperwork

$43,129 annually

(DCJS certified officers selected for hire may have a higher starting salary based on training and experience)


Minimum Requirements

  • Must be a Citizen of the United States;
  • Must be 21 years of age;
  • Must be a high school graduate or equivalent;
  • Must have a valid VA Driver’s License at the time of employment start date;
  • Must not have been convicted of any felony or a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude.

Please review for the list of disqualifiers that prevent employment.

How to Apply

Please submit an online application at

Deadline: January 2, 2018

All applicants must submit to a thorough background check that will include a written test, physical agility test, panel interview, polygraph, psychological, medical (to include drug screen) and a credit check.

More Information

Should any assistance or questions arise please contact Captain Aronhalt at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

The Ashland Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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