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Deputy Chief Of Police

  • Danville Community College
  • Prince George, VA
  • 30+ days ago

Minimum Qualifications Currently certified as a law enforcement officer with the Commonwealth of Virginia. Certifications of FEMA 100, 200, 700 are required....

Demographic Data for Virginia

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Salary for Police Chief Jobs in Virginia

Estimated salary range based on data from US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and iHireLawEnforcement research efforts.

Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Police Chief positions

  • Rappahannock Shenandoah Warren Regional Jail
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  • Danville Community College
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  • Virginia Western Community College
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  • Stafford County
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  • George Mason University
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  • Virginia Department Corrections
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  • Bridgewater College
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  • County of Roanoke Virginia
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  • City of Suffolk
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  • Fairfax County
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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 (33.9%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (10.0%)
  • High School or GED (7.7%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (7.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree (6.2%)
  • 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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