Monday, May 1, 2017

Chesterfield County PD: Police Officer Position

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. We offer paid training, permanent shifts and career development. Benefits include tuition reimbursement, health/dental insurance and a take home vehicle. 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.
-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 training academy.
-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.

For more information and to apply, students and alumni can log in to Careers4Terps and search the position number: 148779