Police Chief Jobs in Virginia

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City of Hampton, VA - Hampton, VA
The position is being filled pending retirement of the current Police Chief following a 50+ year career in law enforcement....
6 days ago
Arlington County - Arlington, VA
in the latest law-enforcement techniques; and Collaborating with internal and external organizations to provide the highest level of proactive law enforcement that protects and serves all residents...
21 days ago
Fairfax County Government - Fairfax, VA
The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in effective community policing, significant senior command level experience in a full-service municipal, urban, law enforcement agency, and possess...
30+ days ago
Fairfax County - Fairfax, VA
Coordinates the various divisions of the Police Department to achieve a concerted effort in law enforcement and crime prevention....
30+ days ago

Demographic Data for Virginia

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Police Chief Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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Constitutional Oriented Policing
In a profession where cases and controversies surround freedom of expression, bearing of arms, illegal search and seizure, the excessive use of force, overcrowding of jails, and the reversal of...

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Salary for Police Chief Jobs in Virginia

This is the average annual salary for Police Chief jobs in Virginia as reported by the BLS.

$96,944

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Police Chief positions.

Highest Education Level

Police Chiefs in Virginia offer the following education background
  • Master's Degree (33.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (9.8%)
  • High School or GED (8.2%)
  • Vocational or Certification (7.5%)
  • Doctorate Degree (5.9%)
  • Some College (2.3%)
  • Some High School (0.3%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Police Chiefs in Virginia
  • None (36.7%)
  • 4-6 years (12.9%)
  • 2-4 years (11.1%)
  • 10+ years (9.7%)
  • 8-10 years (9.0%)
  • 1-2 years (8.8%)
  • 6-8 years (6.9%)
  • Less than 1 year (4.9%)

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