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Chief of Police
Jeffrey S. Katz

Phone Numbers
804-748-6265 Fax

Emergencies dial 911  

Mailing Address
Chesterfield County Police Department
P.O. Box 148
Chesterfield, VA 23832

Street Address
10001 Iron Bridge Road
Chesterfield, VA 23832
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Police Department
Auxiliary Police

The Auxiliary Police Unit is made up of volunteer police officers who assist in the delivery of police services to the community as stated in and authorized by §15.2-1731, Code of VA.

Applicants must attend an orientation session prior to submitting the pre-screening application and background pre-screening information.


  • Patrol assigned areas in conjunction with department officers.
  • Assist department members on calls for service.
  • Assist at public events.
  • Maintain security at crime scenes.
  • Provide logistical and personnel support for all police department units, as needed.


Applicants must: 

  • Be between 21 and 64 years of age.
  • Be a U.S. citizen.
  • Reside in Chesterfield County or
    • reside in a county or city that borders Chesterfield County that does not have an established and active auxiliary police program or
    • be a member of a civic organization in Chesterfield County or
    • own or work for a business in Chesterfield County.
  • Have a high school diploma or a General Education Diploma (GED).
  • Pass a written test.
  • Possess or be eligible for a Virginia driver's license.
  • Have binocular vision of 20/25 corrected.
  • Have no felony convictions and/or serious and habitual misdemeanors.
  • Have no conviction of, guilty or no contest plea to any
    • misdemeanor involving moral turpitude, including petit larceny or
    • misdemeanor sex offense or
    • domestic assault.
  • Pass an extensive background investigation including
    • polygraph
    • psychological
    • medical and drug screenings.
  • Be in compliance with the department's Police - Tattoo/Body Art Policy 

Note: Applicants will be eliminated for significant omissions or falsifications on any documents prepared in conjunction with the application process.

If you are interested in serving as an Auxiliary Police Officer, please contact the department’s volunteer coordinator at (804) 318-8995 or pd_volunteer@chesterfield.gov