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Virginia Certified Lateral Police Officer
Application Link :  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/leesburgva?page=3
Nature Of Work

This is responsible municipal law enforcement work in the protection of the life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. Work involves responsibility for the protection of life and property, prevention of crime, apprehension of criminals and the enforcement of laws and ordinances in a designated area on an assigned shift.

Must be currently certified by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Service as a Law Enforcement Officer.

Selected candidates will join a 
Virginia accredited law enforcement agency in an innovative municipality. Leesburg, hometown of the 21st century, is located 35 miles west of the nation's capital and enjoys vibrant and authentic community with a population of more than 50,000 residents. The Town strongly encourages innovation, promotes career development, and offers excellent benefits to employees, including membership to the Town's full service recreation center, retirement benefits through the Virginia Retirement System and ICMA-RC, affordable health insurance, and numerous other fringe benefits.

Career Development Program
The Leesburg Police Department offers a career development program. The purpose of the program is to recognize and compensate individuals who have acquired additional or advance work related knowledge, skills and abilities during their career with the Leesburg Police Department. This program provides a career development plan based on an employee's performance, training, and length of service.
For more information on the Town's competitive benefits package, please visit the Employee Benefits page.

Position: Virginia Certified Lateral Police Officer
Organization: Leesburg Police Department
Location: Leesburg,  VA 
United States
Salary: $65,101 - $109,934 DOQ
Posting Start Date: 10/25/2022
Date Posted: 10/25/2022
Required Qualifications


  • Graduation from high school (or GED).
  • Must be 21 years of age at time of appointment with U.S. Citizenship.
  • Possession of a valid driver's license.
  • Virginia DCJS Certified Law Enforcement Officer.
  • External consideration for employment above the basic level requires compliance with the Leesburg Police Department’s Career Development Program:
    • Minimum of two (2) years of law enforcement experience for consideration for employment as Police Officer II (P2).
      • Salary: $65,101 - $99,746 DOQ
    • Minimum of five (5) years of law enforcement experience for consideration for employment as Police Officer III (P3).
      • Salary: $68,356 - $104,699 DOQ
    • Minimum of nine (9) years of law enforcement experience and 60 college credit hours for consideration for employment as Master Police Officer (P4).
      • Salary: $71,773 - $109,934 DOQ


Preferred Qualifications


  • Associate's, Bachelor's or Master's degree in a related field.
  • Any of the following DCJS Instructorship Certifications: Firearms, EVOC, Defense Tactics, General, OC, Radar/Lidar, SFST.
  • Virginia EMT Certification.
  • Department of Forensic Science Breath Alcohol Operator.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish.



Please note that when completing the supplemental questions, any willful omission, deception, or deliberate falsehoods in the responses are cause for immediate removal and future applications will not be considered.

Status: This listing expires on: 1/23/2023
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Organization Information
Leesburg Police Department
65 Plaza Street NE

Leesburg,  VA 20175
United States
Lieutenant Dan Troxell