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Police Officer

Location: Emporia, VA


Emporia Police Department


Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

The City of Emporia is accepting applications for Police Officer position(s).  Starting salary for entry level (non-certified) Police Officers is $41,092.  Starting salary for DCJS certified Police Officers is $43,147.

Excellent benefits: Take-home car program (must live within a 25 mile radius of City), paid training, paid law enforcement retirement (age 50 with 25 years), overtime pay, medical insurance, short and long term disability coverage, and paid time off.


At least 21 years of age, U.S. citizen, acceptable driving record, high school diploma or GED, no felonies or serious misdemeanors, 20/20 vision or correctable to 20/20.  Not color blind.

How to Apply

Hiring Process: A complete medical physical, physical ability test, background investigation, psychological evaluation, drug screen, and panel interview.

Must apply on a City application, which may be obtained via:

  • the City of Emporia web site —;
  • email request to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address); or,
  • USPS mail —

City of Emporia
City Manager’s Office
201 S. Main Street
P.O. Box 511
Emporia, VA  23847

Phone:  (434) 634-3332
Fax: 1-888-390-4964

Position open until filled.


The City of Emporia is an Equal Opportunity Employer/EOE.

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