Part of the Community
The members of the Chesterfield County Police Department are committed to serving the people of Chesterfield County with integrity and professionalism. We are a part of our community, not apart from it. The department has more than 500 sworn officers, more than 100 civilian employees and more than 200 volunteers who work to make Chesterfield County safe and secure.
People Over Process - Join Chesterfield County Police
Visit the Police Recruitment page to learn more about how to become a Chesterfield County Police officer and how to chat with a recruiter prior to formally applying.
Chesterfield County Police Department was recently highlighted by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) for successful recruitment and retention efforts and organizational culture - specifically our emphasis on people over process. Additionally, our commitment to preserve life, protect the vulnerable and establish problem-solving partnerships were noted.
Join our award-winning agency that recruits, develops and trains top-tier talent to serve and protect our beloved community. View the IACP Thought Leadership video.
Community Connect Program
Chesterfield's new Community Connect Program is a public safety program enabling Chesterfield County residents and business owners to help keep their community safe. Participation in this voluntary program allows the police department to respond to incidents at your location faster and gives officers advance knowledge of the incident. Learn more about our Community Connect Program.
Provide Emergency Contact Information
Chesterfield maintains emergency contact information to assist during emergency responses. Owners and managers of locations such as apartment communities, businesses and places of worship in Chesterfield County are encouraged to provide location information, authorized emergency contacts, owner/management company information and emergency equipment (AEDs, alarm/gate codes, knox boxes, fire systems, security systems, etc.). Provide your emergency contact information or learn more regarding alarm systems permits and false alarms.