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Police Officer

Location: Dumfries, VA


Dumfries Police Department


Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

The Town of Dumfries has nine (9) total Officer positions. Persons who are interested must submit a completed application to the police department.  Résumés should be attached to the application.

Pay is $46,500 and a standard benefits package that includes VRS LEO retirement and employee fully funded health insurance.

Certified Officers will be offered a hiring bonus.


Minimum Requirements:

  1. Must be a Citizen of the United States;
  2. Must be 21 years of age;
  3. Must be a high school graduate or equivalent;
  4. Must have a valid VA Driver’s License at the time of employment start date;
  5. Must not have been convicted of any felony.


How to Apply

Posted: October 3, 2016
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Submit cover letter, résumé, and Dumfries Police Department Application to:

Mayor Foreman
John Wilmer Porter Building
17755 Main Street
Dumfries, VA 22026

Contact Mayor Foreman at  (703) 221-3400 or visit the Town of Dumfries website at for an application or if you have questions.  The application is located in the Employment section.

** Be sure to print, complete, and submit the “Dumfries Police Department Application” and not the general EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION.**

Applicants must successfully complete:

  1. Physical Agility Test;
  2. Polygraph Examination;
  3. Psychological Examination;
  4. Physical Examination (to include a Drug Screen);
  5. Credit Check;
  6. Extensive background investigation (i.e. criminal background check, driver transcript review, etc.).

More Information

If you have additional questions, contact the Chief of Police at 703-221-1111.

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