Police Officer Jobs in Virginia

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Federal Emergency Management Agency - Round Hill, VA
Patrolling the facility grounds and structures to prevent and detect theft, damage, or unauthorized entry; responding to incidents requiring law enforcement or security action....
1 day ago
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - Richmond, VA
addiction, assistance programs, and crime prevention....
4 hours ago
Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service - Falls Church, VA
Fish and Wildlife Service uniform required Incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain a favorable Top Secret background investigation Incumbent must have successfully completed basic law enforcement...
4 hours ago
Natural Resources Conservation Service - Baileys Crossroads, VA
Fish and Wildlife Service uniform required Incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain a favorable Top Secret background investigation Incumbent must have successfully completed basic law enforcement...
2 hours ago
Novant Health - Haymarket, VA
Additional Skills Preferred: Security, law enforcement or military experience....
2 hours ago
Colonial Heights, City of (VA) - Colonial Heights, VA
Ability to obtain appropriate public safety certifications within a specified period of time....
moments ago
Northern Virginia Community College - Community, VA
Must qualify for Police Officer appointment under Virginia DCJS guidelines. High school diploma or equivalent. Successfully pass background investigation....
5 days ago
City Charlottesville - Charlottesville, VA
Ability to understand, analyze and explain statistical and technical information relating to law enforcement....
5 days ago
Army Installation Management Command - Fort Belvoir, VA
This is a Career Program (CP) 19 - Police Officer Traffic Investigator position. You may claim military spouse preference (MSP)....
6 days ago
Piedmont Virginia Community College - Charlottesville, VA
Full-Time Faculty - Police Science/Criminal Justice Piedmont Virginia Community College Application Apply on Employer's Site The application opened in a new tab. By using this feature you agree to...
7 days ago
Army Installation Management Command - Fort Belvoir, VA
Conduct traffic Law Enforcement (LE) patrol using specialized equipment such as radar, Lidar and breathalyzer Perform protection duties to deter, detect, and deny unauthorized access at fixed installation...
7 days ago
Staunton, VA
Special Requirements The successful applicant must pass a criminal background investigation, drug screening test and employment reference check....
7 days ago
Virginia State Government - Petersburg, VA
Job Information Virginia State Government Police Officer in Petersburg, Virginia Title: Police OfficerLocation: US-VA-Petersburg...
7 days ago
Northern Virginia Community College - Fairfax, VA
Must qualify for Police Officer appointment under Virginia DCJS guidelines. High school diploma or equivalent. Successfully pass background investigation....
8 days ago
International City Management - Charlottesville, VA
Application Deadline: October 12, 2020 at 5pm EST. Charlottesville, VA is a racially and economically diverse city of approximately 49,000 full-time residents and a large student population. In...
9 days ago

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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Police Officer positions.

Highest Education Level

Police Officers in Virginia offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (30.7%)
  • High School or GED (26.7%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.1%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.8%)
  • Master's Degree (8.9%)
  • 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 Virginia
  • 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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Salary for Police Officer jobs in Virginia

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