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Police Officer

Location: Purcellville, VA


Town of Purcellville Police Department


Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

The Town of Purcellville in western Loudoun County, VA is seeking applications for a Police Officer.

Nestled at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Town of Purcellville is an award-winning, thriving community whose 8,000+ residents enjoy an exceptional quality of life that has become a hallmark of the town.

This position involves non-supervisory general duty police work involving the protection of life and property through enforcement of laws and ordinances, as well as education through community engagement. Patrols areas of the Town; apprehends criminals and offenders; enforces traffic laws; responds to calls for service and complaints from citizens involving accidents, misdemeanors and felonies; conducts accident and criminal investigation; gathers evidence; interviews suspects and witnesses; writes reports; makes arrests as required; provides courtroom testimony and other related police duties. Shifts are 12 hours in duration and on-call for shift shortage and rotation for staffing needs.

Salary & Benefits
$40,000 – $54,401 DOQ

The Town of Purcellville offers a full comprehensive benefits package that includes VRS State Retirement with a Hazardous Duty Supplement, paid annual, sick and personal leave, life insurance, paid holidays, and medical and dental insurance through Anthem BC/BS. In addition, employees may participate in the VA Credit Union and a Deferred Compensation Plan with a match.


Must be a U.S. citizen and 21 years of age at date of appointment; high school diploma or equivalent; must possess valid Virginia driver’s license with a good record; be of character and reputation to pass extensive background investigation.

Current Virginia law enforcement officer certification and/or bi-lingual in Spanish desirable.

How to Apply

If you are eager to work in this environment, submit an application and résumé to:

Barry Dufek, Business Manager-PD
Town of Purcellville Police Department
125 Hirst Road, #7A
Purcellville, Virginia 20132

Or, via the following email address: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

For an application, visit

Selection process will include an initial interview, background investigation, polygraph, and psychological evaluation, physical and oral board. The polygraph will cover the following areas: illegal drug use, undetected crime, and other areas regarding personal history.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

The Town of Purcellville is an Equal Employment Opportunity Organization

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