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Senior Officer Paulie Malatesta

Corporal Elliott Anderson

Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For inquiries on previous applicants, call 804-748-1547 during business hours.

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

Street Address
10001 Iron Bridge Road
Chesterfield, VA 23832


Police Department
Basic Qualifications

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.

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