Police Officer Jobs in Fairfax, VA

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Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority - Washington, DC (22 miles from Fairfax, VA)
Dispatches police officers, officials and emergency management personnel to calls for service....
1 day ago
Smithsonian Institution - Washington, DC (22 miles from Fairfax, VA)
Learn more about this agency Responsibilities The Supervisory Police Officer will provides supervision and direction to assigned subordinate police officers and Supervisory Police Officers within the...
1 day ago
Prince William County Government - Woodbridge, VA (16 miles from Fairfax, VA)
Experience in a public safety or local government environment. A Bachelor's degree in a related field is a plus....
1 day ago
George Mason University - Fairfax, VA
Responsibilities: Candidates must be able to perform law enforcement and security functions within the University Police Department....
2 days ago
Department Of The Treasury - Washington, DC (22 miles from Fairfax, VA)
Creditable specialized experience may have been gained in work on a police force; through service as a military police officer; in work providing visitor protection and law enforcement in parks, forests...
1 day ago
Fairfax County Government - Fairfax, VA
Furnishes information to citizens on criminal and traffic laws as well as public safety matters....
1 day ago
Prince William County Government - Manassas, VA (8 miles from Fairfax, VA)
Experience in a public safety or local government environment. A Bachelor's degree in a related field is a plus....
4 hours ago
Constellis - Washington, DC (22 miles from Fairfax, VA)
For more information, visit [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Armed Special Police Officer - DOI. Recommended skills Hazard Law Enforcement Information Security...
4 days ago
PAE - Falls Church, VA (16 miles from Fairfax, VA)
Experience as an instructor in fields related to criminal investigations involving allegations against law enforcement personnel. Documented advanced report writing skills....
4 days ago
Government Publishing Office - Washington, DC (22 miles from Fairfax, VA)
Creditable specialized experience: may have been gained in work on a police force; through service as a military police officer; in work providing visitor protection and law enforcement in parks, forests...
5 days ago
Supreme Court of the United States - Washington, DC (22 miles from Fairfax, VA)
Prior full-time experience as a sworn police officer (of at least a year) with a thorough knowledge of law enforcement techniques and practices may be substituted for a Bachelor's degree....
5 days ago
George Mason University - Fairfax, VA
Job Information George Mason University Law Enforcement Officer II in Fairfax, Virginia Title: Law Enforcement Officer IILocation: US-VA-Fairfax...
6 days ago
City of Fairfax - Fairfax, VA (6 miles from Fairfax, VA)
Applications are now being accepted for the Master Police Officer position to fill a vacancy in the Criminal Investigations Division in the City of Fairfax Police Department....
7 days ago
Fairfax County Government - Alexandria, VA (21 miles from Fairfax, VA)
Furnishes information to citizens on criminal and traffic laws as well as public safety matters....
7 days ago
Fairfax County - Fairfax, VA (8 miles from Fairfax, VA)
Furnishes information to citizens on criminal and traffic laws as well as public safety matters....
7 days ago

Demographic Data for Fairfax, VA

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Police Officer Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Understanding and Managing the Stresses of Police Work
Policing has always been psychological challenging. On any given shift police officers may encounter a range of psychological challenges including domestic violence, interacting with people...

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...

Intermediate Community Policing
This course helps tribal police departments by building awareness. The five-part course introduces the social developmental skill building required for tribal communities to investigate domestic...

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Salary for Police Officer Jobs in Fairfax, VA

This is the average annual salary for Police Officer jobs in Fairfax, VA as reported by the BLS.

$61,200

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Police Officer positions.

Highest Education Level

Police Officers in Fairfax, VA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (31.5%)
  • High School or GED (26.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.3%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.6%)
  • Master's Degree (9.0%)
  • Some College (3.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.3%)
  • Some High School (1.0%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Police Officers in Fairfax, VA
  • None (45.2%)
  • Less than 1 year (30.7%)
  • 2-4 years (12.7%)
  • 4-6 years (6.6%)
  • 1-2 years (4.8%)

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