Chesapeake Police Department

"<p>One of the notable aspects of the Chesapeake Police Department is the diversity of our career paths. From crime scene investigation to community policing, from K-9 to marine law enforcement, from narcotics to forensics, the Chesapeake Police Department has a career path that is sure to fit your skills and interests.</p> <p>We are looking for men and women who thrive on challenges and pride themselves in serving others, and are willing to work hard to learn the necessary skills for this challenging but critical role. Becoming a police officer can be a tough, demanding and unpredictable job, but it is also one of the most rewarding positions you will ever have. Every day that you wear your uniform and badge, you will be making the City of Chesapeake a safer and better place to live for you, your family, your friends and your neighbors. Nothing is more valuable than that.</p> <p>Chesapeake Police Department's Mission Statement: <br /><br /> ""In Partnership With the Community, Promote a Safe City Through Prevention of Crime and Enforcement of Laws"" <br /> Core Values:<br /><br /> Community Service  ""Through a partnership with the people and businesses in our community, we are committed to enhancing public safety, reducing the fear of crime, solving community problems that affect public safety, and realizing that we are part of the community.""<br /><br /> Integrity  ""We are committed to adherence to high moral and ethical principles and character, honesty, doing what is legally and morally right, and setting the example.""<br /><br /> Professionalism  ""As a Department, we strive to maintain a clear sense of commitment, perspective and direction through compliance to policies, standards of conduct and behavior, knowledge of duties, and continual self-improvement.""<br /><br /> Respect  ""It is the fundamental duty of each member of the Department to demonstrate empathy, compassion, concern and courtesy for victims of crime and to treat all members of the community, to include those who violate the law, with fairness and tactfulness.</p>"