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Police Officer
The Chesterfield County Police Department is committed to being a nationally recognized leader in law enforcement through hiring, training, and promoting the finest police professionals. Our department is dedicated to the use of innovative and adaptive law enforcement technology, as well as implementing effective crime prevention strategies with our community partners. We are devoted to ensuring the safety and security of our community through exceptional service.
 
Chesterfield County is located in central Virginia and adjoins the City of Richmond.  The county is 90 miles south of Washington, D.C. and just a short drive to the beaches and mountains.  Chesterfield County is home to over 323,000 residents and is approximately 440 square miles. 

The basic duties of a police officer include patrolling, traffic enforcement, responding to calls for service and addressing the community concerns related to crime and quality of life issues.  The initial training consists of a 32 week, non-residential academy, and a two-month field training period. 
 
The Chesterfield County Police Department is a progressive and professional department located in Central Virginia near the City of Richmond.  We offer paid training, permanent shifts, and a take home vehicle.  We also offer paid retirement and a GI Bill approved academy.  The department is a full service agency with 21 specialized units including SWAT, K-9 and Investigations.   Officers are eligible to join specialized units two years after field training.  We also offer internship opportunities for juniors and seniors.
 
Position: Police Officer
Organization: Chesterfield County Police Department
Location: Chesterfield,  VA 
United States
Salary: $47,000 ($44,289 during training)
Posting Start Date: 7/7/2020
Date Posted: 7/7/2020
Requirements

-Be a U.S. citizen.

-Must have a high school diploma or a General Education Diploma (GED).

-Be 21 years of age prior to completion of our field training program.

-Pass a written and physical ability test.

-Possess or be eligible for a Virginia driver's license.

-Binocular vision of 20/25 corrected.

-Weight in proportion to height.

-No convictions of felonies and/or serious and habitual misdemeanors.

-No conviction of, or guilty or no contest plea to: any misdemeanor involving moral turpitude, including petit larceny; any misdemeanor sex offense; or any domestic assault.

-Pass an extensive background investigation including a polygraph, psychological, medical and drug screening.
 

How to apply: 

Apply online at www.chesterfieldpd.com

-Go to www.chesterfieldpd.com

-Scroll down and click on "Apply – Police Officer"

-Submit completed application

 

*Once you apply, it takes approximately 7-10 business days for us to process your application and then we will reach out to you via email. Be sure to check your spam/junk folders.*

Status: This listing expires on: 7/7/2021
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Organization Information
Name:
Chesterfield County Police Department
Address:


Chesterfield,  VA 23832
United States
Email:
policerecruit@chesterfield.gov
Phone:
(804) 796-7169
Fax:
Contact:
Master Officer Paulie Malatesta