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Police Officer

Location: Bedford, VA


Bedford Police Department


Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

The Bedford Police Department is seeking applicants for the position of Police Officer. Duties include enforcing the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia as well as ordinances of the Town of Bedford. For a full job description, please click here.

The typical annual starting salary range for the position is $35,350.66 to $38,704.92, depending on experience.


Applicants must

  • possess, or be eligible to obtain, Virginia certification as a law enforcement officer;
  • pass a rigorous background investigation;
  • pass a physical agility test and a written aptitude test;
  • must pass a psychological and a physical examination.

Candidates with current Virginia law enforcement certification or who are currently attending pre-employment certification programs will be given preference. Qualified minority applicants are also strongly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Apply to:

Town of Bedford
215 E. Main St.
Bedford, VA 24523

Applications accepted until the position is filled.

Résumés alone are not accepted; additionally, applications alone are not sufficient. An information packet must be picked up and filled out along with the Town of Bedford Employment Application. The packet can be picked up in the Town of Bedford HR Department or at the Police Department (both located at 215 E. Main Street). Packets may also be requested by telephone at (540) 587-6011 or via email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

More Information

The Town of Bedford is an equal opportunity employer that values and welcomes diversity in our workforce. To this end, we strongly encourage all qualified persons to apply.

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