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Do more, have more and be more with the Virginia Beach Police Department. As the largest municipal law enforcement agency in Virginia, the Virginia Beach Police Department offers a wide variety of career opportunities. From uniformed patrol in one of our four precincts, to detective squads and units ranging from bomb squad to marine patrol and more; VBPD has it all.
Whether you're from a family of law enforcement, new to the field or an experienced law enforcement professional, the Virginia Beach Police Department is looking for individuals who want to make a positive difference in their community. If a career in public safety aligns with your goals, VBPD wants to hear from you.
Welcome and congratulations on your effort to seek employment with one of the finest law enforcement agencies in the nation, the Virginia Beach Police Department. We are the largest municipal law enforcement agency in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Below are links to some very important information that you may need to help you make one of the most important decisions of your life.
Finding high caliber individuals to join our organization is our number one priority. Are you interested in public service? Do you want to make a difference in a vibrant and dynamic community?
Would you like to serve your community to the fullest? Are you looking for an enriching, fulfilling career, not just a paycheck? Then look no further... we need you!
Being a Virginia Beach Police Officer takes an exceptional person with a strong work ethic, a desire to uphold the law, and the fortitude to live his/ her own life with integrity. Throughout the linked documents you will find the phrase "Excellence through Diversity".
To us the success of this department is built on the varied strengths and experiences of our individual members, bound by our commitment to the team mission.
We look forward to reviewing your application. Good luck!
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Join the new, abbreviated 8-week 2022 Lateral Training Program for Virginia DCJS Certified Police Officers.
Eligible candidates may receive additional compensation
A hiring bonus totaling $10,000 for certified hires is being offered for candidates with 12 months of police experience who are currently certified as a law enforcement officer from another state following completion of training.