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Town of Warsaw Police Officer


The Town of Warsaw is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Police Officer. Applicants with current DCJS law enforcement certification are preferred. This position is full-time with an excellent benefits package that includes health, vision and dental insurance, inclusion into the Virginia Retirement System (VRS), annual paid leave, and may include a take-home vehicle and phone for work related events.

Salary will be competitive and commensurate with desired qualifications and experience.

The Town of Warsaw is a growing community that is nearing 2,000 in population and has added numerous businesses within the past 3-5 years. The Town also hosts a main campus for Rappahannock Community College, with 600 students on campus throughout a typical day. Warsaw operates under a Council-Manager form of government, with the Town Manager serving as the appointed head of government. The Chief of Police is also appointed by Town Council and serves as the Department Head for all Town Police activities in the Town limits.  

Essential Job Functions

  • The position involves enforcing the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia and the Town’s Ordinances. Duties include patrolling areas of the Town, apprehending offenders, enforcing traffic laws, responding to calls for service and complaints from citizens, conducting accident and criminal investigations, interviewing suspects and witnesses, writing reports, and providing credible testimony in court. Essential job functions also include all other duties requested by the Chief of Police or Town Manager.

Employment Requirements

  • Graduation from an accredited high school or college is preferred.
  • Current DCJS law enforcement certification is highly preferred.
  • Intermittent weekend and holiday work will be required, as needed.
  • Be of good character and reputation to pass an extensive background check.
  • Must pass a drug test prior to employment. 

Application Process & Submission Date

Applications can be found at the Town of Warsaw website at www.townofwarsaw.com, or at the Warsaw Town Office located at 78 Belle Ville Lane, Warsaw, Virginia 22572. Application review will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled. Along with your application, please submit a resume with no less than three (3) references. Applications may be submitted to Joseph Quesenberry, Town Manager, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or at the Town Office at the above address. Any questions may be directed to the Chief of Police, Joan N. Kent, at (804) 333-3737, extension 961. The Town is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer.



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