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Police Department
Employee Benefits

Equipment, Shift Assignments and Leave

  • Take-home vehicle
    • for Chesterfield County residents upon successful completion of basic academy
  • Uniform and equipment furnished
  • Permanent shift assignments
  • 33 days paid time off (PTO)
  • 15 days military leave per year for annual military training

Training and Continuing Education

  • Tuition assistance reimbursement
  • Career Development Program
  • Participation in thePosition Readiness Education Program 
  • Regular (semi-annual) in-service and training at the Chesterfield County Public Safety Training Center


  • Medical and dental coverage
  • Free life insurance coverage to twice your salary
  • Free accidental death and dismemberment policy to four times your salary
  • Workers' Compensation Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short-term disability program
    • Provides 60% of your income after elimination period
  • Long-term disability program
  • Long-term care insurance


  • Full retirement benefits through the Virginia Retirement System.
    • Health and dental care available to retirees at the county group rate at 55 or older, with 15 years of full-time service.
  • Law Enforcement Officers Supplement income through Virginia State Retirement Services with 20 years VRS service
  • Deferred Compensation Plans


  • 529 College Savings Plan
  • Employees' Federal Credit Union
  • Employee Assistance Program