The Division of Capitol Police Commonwealth of Virginia

Salaries and Qualifications

Police Officer

Starting salary: $36,000

Qualifications:

  • You must be 21 years of age on hire date
  • You must have a high school diploma or GED
  • You must pass a physical examination, including vision correctable to 20/20
  • You must meet minimum requirements for color vision test, without corrected lenses
  • You must posses a valid Virginia operator's license
  • You must be a United States citizen
  • You must be of good character and reputation as established by a background investigation
  • You must successfully pass all pre-employment testing

Communications Officer

Starting salary: $27,000

Qualifications:

  • You must be at least 18 years of age at the time of hire
  • You must have a high school diploma or GED
  • You must be able to speak clearly and distinctly, be able to multi-task, be able to hear, have vision skills, and be able to operate a computer keyboard
  • You must be a United States citizen or a lawful citizen for 10 years
  • You must have a valid Virginia operator's license
  • You must be of good character and reputation as established by a background investigation

Support Officer

Starting salary: $22,040

Qualifications:

  • You must be at least 18 years of age at the time of hire
  • You must have a high school diploma or GED
  • You must be able to speak clearly and distinctly, be able to multi-task, be able to hear, have vision skills, and be able to operate a computer keyboard
  • You must be a United States citizen or a lawful citizen for 10 years
  • You must have a valid Virginia operator's license
  • You must be of good character and reputation as established by a background investigation

 

Visit the Application Process page.

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