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Police Officer

Location: Front Royal, VA


Front Royal Police Department


Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

Full-time Police Officer – Lateral Transfer

The Front Royal Police Department is accepting applications for sworn police officers who are currently Virginia DCJS certified. Employment applicants must meet the minimum qualifications to continue in the hiring process.  All applications are evaluated in a multi-step review process to determine which applicants will continue in the selection process.

The Front Royal Police Department is a full-service department.

Salary & Benefits

  • $39,000 - $42,640 annually, commensurate with training and experience.
  • Paid overtime at a rate of time and one-half
  • Benefits including Group Health Insurance, Membership in VRS with LEOS supplement.
  • Master Police Officer career development program
  • All uniforms and equipment are furnished by the department


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Be a non-probationary officer/deputy with current Virginia law enforcement certification that is issued by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services or separated in good standing from a law enforcement agency within the last three (3) years.
  • Have a minimum of two (2) years of certified law enforcement experience performing police patrol duties in a full-time capacity at a recognized law enforcement agency.
  • Able to work 12-hour permanent shift
  • Good physical condition

How to Apply

Selection Process:
Qualified applicants will be responsible for completing several steps to be considered for employment:

  1. Completion of a Personal History Statement
  2. Oral Interview(s)
  3. Comprehensive background investigation to include a polygraph
  4. Post-offer medical physical exam, drug screen, and psychological evaluation.

A resume may accompany your application, but is not accepted in lieu of a completed Town of Front Royal employment application.

To apply please go online to or to the Employment Application Kiosk located in the Town Administration Building, 102 E. Main Street, 2nd Floor, Front Royal, Virginia.

Front Royal is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified persons to apply.