Police Service Aide

Join Chesterfield Police

The Police Service Aide position is a great opportunity for aspiring Chesterfield County Police Officers. Duties include responding to calls for service that are not in-progress, conduct victim and witness interviews, process evidence, prepare detailed police reports, interact with community members and perform other duties in a field assignment as assigned as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

To be eligible, you must:

  • Must be 18 years of age at the time of application
  • Must be in compliance with the department’s Dress Code and Appearance Policy (PDF)
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must have binocular vision of 20/25 corrected
  • Must have a high school diploma or a General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Must have no conviction of, or guilty or no contest plea to, any misdemeanor involving moral turpitude, including petit larceny, any misdemeanor sex offense or any domestic assault
  • Must have no convictions of felonies and/or serious and habitual misdemeanors
  • Must have weight in proportion to height
  • Must pass an extensive background investigation, including a polygraph, psychological, medical and drug screening
  • Must possess or be eligible for a Virginia driver’s license
  • No marijuana use within twelve months prior to application date


This is a full-time position with a starting salary of $42,983 annually. Those hired for this position will attend a ten week paid academy prior to beginning their field assignment.


To be considered for this position, an application must be submitted by Sunday, August 7, 2022.


If you have any questions, call the Police Personnel Unit at 804-748-1547.

  1. Career Officer Paulie Malatesta

    Recruiting Officer
    Phone: 804-796-7169

  2. Corporal Elliott Anderson

    Recruiting Officer
    Phone: 804-796-7169

  3. Police Recruiting

    Physical Address
    10001 Iron Bridge Road
    Chesterfield, VA 23832


    Mailing Address
    Chesterfield County Police Department
    P.O. Box 148
    Chesterfield, VA 23832

    Phone: 804-796-7169

    Monday - Friday
    8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Please Note
    When trying to reach a recruiter at 804-796-7169, please leave a message, that number is not covered 24/7, or send an email.

    Previous Applicant Inquiries
    For inquiries on previous applicants, call 804-748-1547 during business hours.