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.
Qualifications: -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.
Salary: $47,000 ($44,289 during training)
How to apply:
Apply online at http://www.chesterfieldpd.com
-Go to http://www.chesterfieldpd.com
-Click on "Recruitment" -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.*