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Chief of Police
Jeffrey S. Katz

Phone Numbers
804-748-6265 Fax

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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
Now Hiring

The Chesterfield County Police Department is now hiring new and pre-certified officers.

As a member of the Chesterfield County Police Department, you will:

Join Our Team

We are a progressive and innovative department with 500-plus officers and more than 100 civilian employees.

Serve Your Community

We are a part of the community, not apart from it.  Our officers are committed to serving the people of Chesterfield County with integrity and professionalism.

Start Your Adventure

You can broaden your law enforcement experience through advanced training and/or serving in one of our many specialized units.

Police PatchDo you have what it takes to wear our badge? 

Apply today! 

The department offers an attractive benefits package, including a starting salary of $44,289.

Once your application has been submitted and processed, you will receive an email which contains information on our next available police applicant test. If you have not received an email within two weeks of application, please contact the Chesterfield County Police Personnel Unit at 804-748-1547.

Although individuals with minimum qualifications may apply, only those with the most suitable job-related experience, education, and qualifications will be selected.

All applicants must meet the following minimum basic qualifications: 

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must have a high school diploma or a General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Must be 21 years of age prior to completion of our training academy
  • Must pass a written test and a physical ability test
  • Must possess or be eligible for a Virginia driver's license
  • Must have binocular vision of 20/25 corrected
  • Must have weight in proportion to height
  • Must have no convictions of felonies and/or serious and habitual misdemeanors.
  • Must have no conviction of, or guilty or no contest plea to, any misdemeanor involving moral turpitude, including petit larceny; any misdemeanor sex offense; or any domestic assault.
  • Must pass an extensive background investigation, including a polygraph, psychological, medical, and drug screening.
  • Must be in compliance with the department's Appearance and Dress Code Policy 

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

If you have any questions regarding our police officer applicant process, check out our list of frequently asked questions or call the Police Personnel Unit at 804-748-1547..