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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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Recruitment and Local Testing Information

Department Recruiters

Senior Officer Paulie Malatesta, 804-796-7169
Corporal Elliott Anderson, 804-796-7169

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

Upcoming Recruiting Events

  • February 20, 2018 – Longwood University Career Fair (1pm – 4pm)
  • February 22, 2018 – Radford University Career Fair (11am – 3pm)
  • February 22, 2018 – Tidewater Community College Career Fair (1pm – 4pm)
  • February 22, 2018 – Fayetteville State University Career Fair (1pm – 4pm)
  • February 26, 2018 – Virginia Military Institute Career Fair (10am – 2pm)
  • February 28, 2018 – Virginia Union University Career Fair (10am – 1pm)
  • March 13, 2018 – Liberty University Career Fair (1pm – 4pm)
  • March 14, 2018 - West PACS (Monroeville, PA) Job and Internship Fair (10am – 3pm)
  • March 21, 2018 – Mary Baldwin University Career Fair (10:30am – 1pm)
  • April 5, 2018 – Mercyhurst University Career Fair (12pm – 4pm)

Local Test Dates 

  • Friday, March 9, 2018

Local Test Information 

  • A Chesterfield County Application for employment must be submitted prior to testing
  • A Government issued Photo ID is required
  • Bring two #2 pencils and one black pen
  • The written exam consists of 169 questions in the following categories
    • Recall and visual details
    • Written communication skills
    • Reading comprehension
    • Bio data (information about you and your background)
  • For the physical ability local testing, come dressed in appropriate clothing such as
    • t-shirts
    • shorts
    • sweatpants
    • sweatshirts
  • It is imperative that your body is well hydrated and prepared for physical activity prior to participating in the physical ability test.
    • This process should begin prior to your scheduled test date.
    • If you have any questions concerning your capability to perform the test, you should contact your physician.
  • The physical ability test consists of the following events
  • Physical Ability Test Standards  
  • No electronic devices will be allowed during testing

Local Test Site

Eanes-Pittman Public Safety Training Center
6610 Public Safety Way
Chesterfield, VA 23832


NOTE: Testing can only be scheduled by the Chesterfield County Police Personnel Unit after an application has been submitted.

Out of Area Testing (Written Test Only)*

Fayetteville State University
February 22, 2018, test begins at 4:30 p.m.
Randolph Jones Student Center, Room 225

Old Dominion University
March 1, 2018, 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.
2231 Webb University Center (Williamsburg Room)

Grove City College
March 13, 2018, test begins at 5 p.m.
HAL 110

Community College of Allegheny County (Boyce Campus)
March 14, 2018, test begins at 3 p.m.
Room # N-570

Youngstown State University
March 15, 2018, test begins at 4 p.m.
Humphrey & Coffelt Rooms

Buffalo State University
April 3, 2018, test begins at 4:30 p.m.
Bulger North Lecture Hall

Hilbert College
April 4, 2018, test begins at 5 p.m.
Bogel Hall, Room 101

Mercyhurst University
April 5, 2018, test begins at 5 p.m.
Zurn Hall, Room 114

*Required Items (for each examination)*

**Testing will begin promptly at the above listed dates, times and locations. You do not need to apply or submit a background packet prior to taking the free exam on this date. However, your application/background packet/test results will not be processed until we receive all the above. Should you have any questions, please contact 804-748-1547 during regular business hours.**