Careers

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. 

HIRING BONUS  A bonus totaling $5,000 for certified hires is now being offered for candidates with 12 months’ police experience after completion of training and are currently certified as a law enforcement officer from another state.

PAY INCREASE The new starting salary of $51,000 for current Virginia DCJS certified officers and Academy graduates is the highest in the region.
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2021 How to Apply to the Virginia Beach Police Department

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