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Police Officer

Institution name: University of Virginia

Title: Police Officer

Job location: VA

Job category: Officer positions


Posting date: 2023-03-08 00:00:00

End date: 2023-05-01 00:00:00

The University of Virginia Police Department is currently recruiting applicants for the July 2023 Police Academy, who want to serve the community and help keep the University and surrounding area safe.

As a Police Officer at one of the nation’s top public universities, you will be serving in a vibrant community with a variety of culture, recreation and entertainment opportunities – suitable for families and young professionals.

UPD takes pride in being a leader in community-based, progressive approaches toward law enforcement. The department supports its officers and encourages them to introduce creative and innovative ways to promote public safety, engage the community and be a leader on grounds. UPD is committed to public safety based on the constitutional idea of justice where every person will be treated with dignity and fairness.


Minimum Qualifications:

·        Citizen of the United States

·        Must be 21 years of age or older

·        Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

·        Must have skill to handle firearms and operate a motor vehicle safely.

·        A valid Virginia driver’s license with a positive points balance is required, if applicants are from out of state the ability to get a Virginia license by the start date of the position is required.

·        Applicants must demonstrate responsive, approachable, and courteous engagement with the community.

·        The ability to maintain a calm, balanced perspective, and successfully complete duties in a stressful situation is essential, as is the ability to analyze situations and use good judgment.

·        Strong oral and written communications, including writing accurate reports, testifying in court, and interacting with a diverse community is required.


To learn more about the University of Virginia Police Department and our recruiting process please visit:


Starting Annual Salary: $53,000


UPD offers a $6,000 bonus upon completion of the certification process.



Please visit UVA job board, and search for "R0044677"


 Complete an application online and attach:

·        Resume

·        Cover Letter


·        Contact information for 3 referenc

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