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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
Recruitment and Local Testing
  • April 13, 2018 – Fayetteville Technical Community College Law Enforcement Job Fair (10am-2pm at FTCC’s Law Enforcement Emergency Management Training Center)
  • April 14, 2018 – Law Enforcement Regional Career Fair (Monument Avenue 10k Finish Line)
  • April 17, 2018 – Virginia State University Information Table (11:30 – 1:30pm in Jones Dining Hall) 
  • April 19, 2018 – Spring Career & Education Fair (Meadowdale Library, 10:30am – 1pm)
  • April 19, 2018 - HIRE VETS NOW Networking and Hiring Event (Fort Lee Warrior Zone from 3:30 – 5:30pm)
  • April 24, 2018 - Liberty University Information Table (12-3pm outside of Career Center Office in DeMoss Hall)
  • April 25, 2018 – Rowanty Technical College Career Fair (8:30 – 10:15 am)
  • April 28, 2018 – Law Enforcement Regional Career Fair (12-4pm at Chesterfield Towne Center) 
  • May 5, 2018 – Que Pasa Festival (Richmond, VA)
  • May 14, 2018 – Norfolk Law Enforcement Hiring Expo (1 – 5pm)

Upcoming Recruiting Events

Testing Information

Testing will begin promptly at the dates, times and locations listed on the calendar. No electronic devices will be allowed during any testing.

Local Testing

Local testing can only be scheduled by the Chesterfield County Police Personnel Unit after an application has been submitted.

Applicants who test locally must bring a completed background packet and a valid, government-issued photo ID to testing.

Local Test Dates

  • Friday, June 15, 2018

Out-of-Area Testing (Written Test Only)

Applicants who are taking an out-of-area written test must bring a valid, government-issued photo ID to testing, but do not need to apply or submit a completed background packet prior to taking the test.

However, your test results will not be processed until an application and completed background packet are received.

Should you have any questions, please contact 804-748-1547 during regular business hours.  

Virginia State University
April 19, 2018, test begins at 6pm
Quad 1

Radford University
April 23, 2018, test begins at 6pm
Russell Hall, Room 348

Liberty University
April 24, 2018, test begins at 6pm
DeMoss Hall, Room 1336

Written Test

Items needed for test

  • A valid, 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)

Physical Test

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