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Warsaw Police Officer


The Town of Warsaw (population 2,281), located an hour from Richmond in Virginia’s historic Northern Neck Region, is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Police Officer. Warsaw is a growing community with many large-scale projects on the horizon that will require a dynamic Police Officer that will uphold the laws of both the Town and Commonwealth. The department currently consists of 4 FT and 1 PT employee(s) and serves the Town’s residential, commercial, and industrial areas within a 3 square mile jurisdiction while intermittently providing mutual aid support to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office. The Town also serves as the home for all Richmond County Public Schools, Rappahannock Community College, a regional Governor’s School, and a private school.

This position will serve under the direct supervision of the Chief of Police. The potential employee will perform a wide array of functions within both the department and the community, ranging from large-scale tasks and community events to daily department functions and operations. This position is full-time with an excellent benefits package that includes health, vision and dental insurance at no cost to the employee, paid time off and holiday pay, and inclusion into the Virginia Retirement System (VRS) and supplemental LEOS retirement benefits. The Officer will also receive a take-home vehicle, cell phone, and occasional overtime compensation.

Salary Range: $50,000 Minimum, Potential for Higher Starting Salary DOQ/DOE

Employment Requirements

  • 2-5 years of previous experience in law enforcement is preferred.  
  • Possession of DCJS Certification, ability to pass required background check(s), possession of valid VA Motor Vehicle License.
  • Occasional weekend and holiday work will be required, as needed.
  • Knowledge of new and emerging technologies within police, administrative, and public sector fields.
  • Occasional lifting of up to 25 pounds may be required.
  • Ability to work independently and maintain ethical and professional relationships with coworkers, leadership, and outside organizations.
  • Knowledge of all federal, state, and local regulations.


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 V. Trey Blake, Chief of Police, 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 Town Office at (804) 333-3737. The Town is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from all backgrounds.  



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