Police Officer Jobs in Virginia

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City of Hampton - Hampton, VA
DCJS Certified Police Officer. (No Lateral Transfers)....
1 day ago
City of Hampton - Hampton, 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
Department of Defense - Fort Eustis, VA
Creditable specialized experience may have been gained in work on a police force; through service as a military police officer; in working providing visitor protection and law enforcement in parks,...
4 days ago
City Charlottesville - Charlottesville, VA
Job Information City of Charlottesville Police Records Specialist in Police Department, United States Police Records Specialist Print Apply Police Records Specialist Salary $31,387.20 Annually...
4 days ago
Department of Defense - Alexandria, VA
As a Police Officer, the primary responsibilities are for force protection, security and law enforcement in the NCR for the people, facilities, infrastructure and other resources at the Pentagon Reservation...
5 days ago
Department of Defense - Fort Eustis, VA
Must pass formal law enforcement training school as determined by functional; certificate from a federally recognized Law Enforcement Academy is preferred....
5 days ago
County of Roanoke Virginia - Roanoke, VA
under conditions of stress and at levels of proficiency and certification as prescribed by the Department of Criminal Justice Services Gathers and records information in criminal investigations by...
6 days ago
Chesterfield County, VA - Chesterfield, VA
No conviction of, or guilty plea or no contest plea to: misdemeanor sex offense, or any domestic assault, pass an extensive background investigation, which includes a polygraph, psychological, medical...
6 days ago
Chesterfield County, VA - Chesterfield, VA
Knowledge of law enforcement terminology; highly skilled in the use of computer workstations; knowledge of concepts of records management including current laws, rules and regulations which govern the...
6 days ago
County of Roanoke Virginia - Roanoke, VA
Must be willing to update knowledge of law enforcement practices, legal issues, and equipment....
6 days ago
Arlington County (Virginia) Government - Arlington, VA
Learn more about a career as a Police Officer with Arlington County....
7 days ago
City Chesapeake - Chesapeake, VA
Delivery Address: CHESAPEAKE PUBLIC SAFETY BUILDING ( CPD HQ) 304 ALBEMARLE DRIVE CHESAPEAKE, VA 23322 *This option is available 24/7 via drop box in lobby....
7 days ago
Virginia State University - Petersburg, VA
Law Enforcement Officer II DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Serves as the Day/Night Patrol Commander....
9 days ago
City Fairfax - Fairfax, VA
accepted for the Master Police Officer position in the City of Fairfax Police Department from applicants who are currently Virginia Certified Police Officers who are graduates of the Northern Virginia...
9 days ago
City of Charlottesville - Charlottesville, VA
The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking candidates to be considered for the position of Police Records Specialist who are highly motivated and who strive for success by demonstrating...
10 days ago

Demographic Data for Virginia

Moving to Virginia? Find some basic demographic data about Virginia below.


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198,802

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...

Community Policing - Course
Community Policing from an American Indian perspective. This course offers a great overview of how Native communities can benefit from the management philosophy of Community Policing. Community...

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 Officer Jobs in Virginia

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

$48,204

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 (31.0%)
  • High School or GED (26.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.2%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.7%)
  • 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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