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Three officers from Lexington, VA

Salary & Benefits

Police officers at an intersection in Lexington, VA
A police officer in dress uniform in Lexington, VA


Non-Certified Officers

Starting Salary is $39,900 annually, which will increase to $49,793 upon successful completion of the basic academy, state certification test, and field training program.

DCJS Certified Officers

Starting Salary is $49,793 annually (may be negotiable depending on qualifications and experience).

Sign-on bonus!

We are currently offering a $5,000 sign-on bonus for certified police officers and a $1,500 sign-on bonus for recruit police officers (non-certified). 

A Lexington, VA city police officer exercises at the police department

Standard Benefits

Medical Insurance

Virginia Retirement System (VRS)

Paid Leave

Liberal Fringe Benefits Program

Night Differential

On-site Exercise & Wellness rooms

Two police officers walk the streets of Lexington, VA
A Lexington, VA police officer smiles while letting a child look inside a patrol car

Additional Benefits

Feel a sense of belonging & purpose


Defend right & prevent wrong


Become a mentor


Serve & protect those in need


Make a difference

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