Police Officer Jobs in Newport News, VA

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City of Hampton - Hampton, VA (7 miles from Newport News, VA)
DCJS Certified Police Officer. (No Lateral Transfers)....
1 day ago
City of Hampton, VA - Hampton, VA (3 miles from Newport News, VA)
This position offers the candidate an opportunity to evaluate the law enforcement profession; and offers the Police Division the opportunity to evaluate the candidate's suitability to perform law enforcement...
6 hours ago
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - Hampton, VA (3 miles from Newport News, VA)
The Supervisory Police Officer (Instructor) serve as the primary training source for newly hired and retained VA Police Officers....
1 day ago
City of Hampton - Hampton, VA (7 miles from Newport News, VA)
This position offers the candidate an opportunity to evaluate the law enforcement profession; and offers the Police Division the opportunity to evaluate the candidate's suitability to perform law enforcement...
1 day ago
City of Hampton - Hampton, VA (7 miles from Newport News, VA)
Reports hazards that endanger public safety such as malfunctioning traffic signals, damaged utility structures, etc. * Acknowledges radio transmissions relaying citizens complaints and proceeds to location...
1 day ago
City of Hampton, VA - Hampton, VA (3 miles from Newport News, VA)
DCJS Certified Police Officer. (No Lateral Transfers)....
6 days ago
Portsmouth City Hall - Portsmouth, VA (17 miles from Newport News, VA)
enforcement and crime prevention....
12 days ago
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation - Williamsburg, VA (19 miles from Newport News, VA)
In the Master Sergeant's absence, the Public Safety Patrol Officer will report to the Sergeant in charge of the shift....
14 days ago
City of Suffolk - Suffolk, VA (24 miles from Newport News, VA)
A background investigation conducted according to guidelines set forth by the City of Suffolk for its Police Department employees....
16 days ago
City of Suffolk - Suffolk, VA (24 miles from Newport News, VA)
Skill in the use of firearms and other law enforcement equipment....
16 days ago
City of Portsmouth - Portsmouth, VA (18 miles from Newport News, VA)
enforcement and crime prevention....
20 days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Norfolk, VA (17 miles from Newport News, VA)
Border Patrol Agent. U.S. Border Patrol Agents guard our country from illegal activity while providing aid to those in need. They exemplify vigilance, service, and integrity....
13 days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Newport News, VA
Border Patrol Agent. U.S. Border Patrol Agents guard our country from illegal activity while providing aid to those in need. They exemplify vigilance, service, and integrity....
13 days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Norfolk, VA (17 miles from Newport News, VA)
Border Patrol Agent. U.S. Border Patrol Agents guard our country from illegal activity while providing aid to those in need. They exemplify vigilance, service, and integrity....
13 days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Newport News, VA
Border Patrol Agent. U.S. Border Patrol Agents guard our country from illegal activity while providing aid to those in need. They exemplify vigilance, service, and integrity....
13 days ago

Demographic Data for Newport News, 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...

Basic Community Policing
This five-part course is designed to introduce tribal police officers to common issues in Indian Country and to the basic principles of community policing. The course introduces the social...

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Salary for Police Officer Jobs in Newport News, VA

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

$45,722

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Police Officers in Newport News, VA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (31.5%)
  • High School or GED (25.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.3%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.5%)
  • Master's Degree (9.1%)
  • 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 Newport News, 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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