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Interim Chief of Police
Daniel W. Kelly

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

Upcoming Recruiting Events

  • January 30, 2018 – Christopher Newport University Career Fair (12pm – 3pm)
  • February 1, 2018 – Virginia Union University Career Fair (10am – 2pm)
  • February 8, 2018 – Old Dominion University Criminal Justice Fair (10:30am – 2pm)
  • March 21, 2018 – Mary Baldwin University Career Fair (10:30am – 1pm)

Local Test Dates 

  • Friday, December 8, 2017
  • February 2, 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)*

Christopher Newport University
February 6, 2018, 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Center for Career Planning
Christopher Newport Hall, Suite 305

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

*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 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 the Department Recruiters at 804-796-7169.**