Pay & Benefits
 
Enjoy the benefits of:
  • Officer retention supplement (0-9 years of service -- 3% of current salary annually; 10 years or more of service -- 5% of current salary annually w/ $4,000 cap),
  • Career Development Program, financial rewards for academic development and adherence to professional standards,
  • $1,500 Spanish-language stipend,
  • Take-Home vehicle program,
  • Incentive pay for college degrees,
  • 12 paid holidays a year,
  • Medical insurance,
  • Life insurance paid by the County,
  • Paid retirement under the Virginia Retirement System,
  • Uniforms and equipment provided,
  • Computers in police vehicles, and
  • Academy approved for VA benefits.
 

Starting Salary
Base Salary $44,968.82
(Additional salary adjustments are made for earned, approved college degrees.)
 
 
Law Enforcement Experience (competitive salaries)
Up to two years consecutively as a full-time law enforcement officer or military police officer
Two to five consecutive years as a law enforcement or military police officer
More than five years consecutive experience as a full-time law enforcement or military police officer
Virginia Certified Law Enforcement Officers (competitive salaries)
At least two consecutive years of service as a full-time law enforcement officer in Virginia, and successfully completed a police academy in the Commonwealth of Virginia
One year of service as a full-time police officer in Virginia, and successfully completed the PWCCJA or another recognized academy within the Commonwealth of Virginia