Hiring Process

Once your application has been submitted and processed, you will receive an email which contains information on our next available police applicant test. If you have not received an email within two weeks of application, please contact the Chesterfield County Police Personnel Unit at 804-748-1547.

Although individuals with minimum qualifications may apply, only those with the most suitable job-related experience, education, and qualifications will be selected.


The department offers an attractive benefits package, including a starting salary of $44,289.

Background Investigation

Applicants who have been scheduled for the police department’s physical ability and written tests are required to complete the background investigation packet.


If you have any questions regarding our police officer applicant process, check out our list of frequently asked questions or call the Police Personnel Unit at 804-748-1547.