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Join Chesterfield County Police Department today!

CCPD is now hiring new and pre-certified officers for our progressive and innovative department in Chesterfield, Virginia. Apply today! 

Police Officer​

Invest in your community because you’re part of the community. Recruit starting salary is $60,147.

Police Officer Pre-Certified (In-State)​

Have a heart for service? Join one of the most progressive departments in the country.

Police Officer Pre-Certified (Out-of-State)​

Our award-winning force continually exceeds safety and policy standards in the state.

Ready to get started but have questions? Chat with a recruiter before formally applying! Fill out a brief form or text “JoinCCPD” to (804) 656-5824.

Why join CCPD?

People over

Chesterfield County Police Department believes in providing premier public safety services by focusing on people over process.

We are looking for people who want to make a difference in the community, protect citizens and their property, and help keep our neighborhood streets safe. At Chesterfield County Police Department, we believe that good people make a good police department, and in turn, make a great community. Our agency is on the cutting edge of community policing tactics and technology integration — and we’re always looking for new ways to improve our processes and make them fit our purpose.

Our team of 500+ officers and more than 100 professional staff are a part of the community, not apart from it. Because of our people over process approach, our team was recently highlighted by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) for successful recruitment and retention efforts and organizational culture. Our commitment to preserve life, protect the vulnerable, and establish problem-solving partnerships were also noted.

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Take your career to the next level.

Learn More About CCPD

Be part of the driving force behind our force. Learn more about what Chesterfield County Police Department can offer you!

Qualifications & Benefits

An important part of our commitment to our community and our force is CCPD’s ability to provide officers with attractive compensation, benefits, support, paid training, and the resources they need to continuously serve the community. On top of that, we offer an excellent and positive work environment.


There are many opportunities at Chesterfield County Police Department, whether you’re just starting out in your career or have been serving your community for years. Learn about the qualifications, how to apply, and where CCPD can take you!


Ready to apply but not sure about something? Check out our FAQs page with detailed answers on how to apply, documentation requirements, and next steps!

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A Message From CCPD

We believe our police department is more than a law enforcement agency. That is why the Chesterfield County Police Department is looking for top-tier talent like yourself. Serving your community means having the courage to protect human lives and be the voice of the vulnerable. Through our rigorous basic training and ongoing support for continued learning, we encourage you to become the best version of yourself.

The opportunity of a lifetime is here, are you ready?