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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
Internship Program

The objective of the Student Intern Program is to provide a positive learning environment, in which interested college students can experience the various aspects and responsibilities of law enforcement while completing a project as part of their studies. Interns generally complete 160 internship hours.

Applicants must

  • Be enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university and be at least a second-semester sophomore seeking an internship for college credit.
  • Possess a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  • Meet CCPD acceptance standards and pass a background check and polygraph test.

Police Internship Opportunities

Internship Sessions 

Internship Experience Dates 

Apply Between Dates 

Summer Internship

May - August

November 15 -
January 15

Fall Internship

September - December

March 15 -
May 15

Spring Internship

January - April

July 15 -
September 15

Internship applicants are to submit all required documents at the same time to Police Internships within the internship session application dates listed above.

Required Documents

The essay should detail

  • why you want to intern with Chesterfield Police
  • what you hope to learn
  • your career goals

Selected candidates will be invited to interview with the internship coordinator.

NOTE: If selected, the background investigation process can take 3 to 4 months to complete.

If you need additional information about the Student Intern Program, contact our internship coordinator at Police Internships or 804-748-1547.