Police Service Aide

Join Chesterfield Police

The Police Service Aide position is a great opportunity for aspiring Chesterfield County Police Officers. Duties include responding to calls for service that are not in-progress, conduct victim and witness interviews, process evidence, prepare detailed police reports, interact with community members and perform other duties in a field assignment as assigned as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

To be eligible, you must:

  • Must be 18 years of age at the time of application
  • Must be in compliance with the department’s Dress Code and Appearance Policy (PDF)
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must have binocular vision of 20/25 corrected
  • Must have a high school diploma or a General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Must have no conviction of, or guilty or no contest plea to, any misdemeanor involving moral turpitude, including petit larceny, any misdemeanor sex offense or any domestic assault
  • Must have no convictions of felonies and/or serious and habitual misdemeanors
  • Must have weight in proportion to height
  • Must pass an extensive background investigation, including a polygraph, psychological, medical and drug screening
  • Must possess or be eligible for a Virginia driver’s license
  • No marijuana use within twelve months prior to application date


This is a full-time position with a starting salary of $42,983 annually. Those hired for this position will attend a ten week paid academy prior to beginning their field assignment.


We are not accepting applications at this time.


If you have any questions, call the Police Personnel Unit at 804-748-1547.

  1. Career Officer Paulie Malatesta

    Recruiting Officer
    Phone: 804-796-7169

  2. Corporal Elliott Anderson

    Recruiting Officer
    Phone: 804-796-7169

  3. Police Recruiting

    Physical Address
    10001 Iron Bridge Road
    Chesterfield, VA 23832


    Mailing Address
    Chesterfield County Police Department
    P.O. Box 148
    Chesterfield, VA 23832

    Phone: 804-796-7169

    Monday - Friday
    8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Please Note
    When trying to reach a recruiter at 804-796-7169, please leave a message, that number is not covered 24/7, or send an email.

    Previous Applicant Inquiries
    For inquiries on previous applicants, call 804-748-1547 during business hours.