Senior Patrol Officer

Town of South Boston   South Boston, VA   Full-time     Law Enforcement / Security
Posted on May 18, 2023

Job Description:

Senior Patrol Officer 

$5,000 sign on bonus.  Starting salary range up to $55,000 depending on experience and qualifications.

A career with the South Boston Police Department offers individuals a chance to experience unlimited professional and personal growth. A job in law enforcement gives the opportunity to support your community on a daily basis and help to make the world around you a better and safer place. Work in law enforcement can be extremely challenging, but if you are looking to make a difference, then you should consider a career with the South Boston Police Department.

Salary and Benefits Package:

Salary is based on qualifications and experience, with a starting salary of $46,000 - $55,000  for applicants with Virginia law enforcement certification and experience. A sign on bonus of $5,000 is also offered to qualified candidates. Educational pay incentives are offered as an increase to yearly salary for anyone hired with an associates, bachelors, or master’s degree. Those educational incentives range from $600 to $2,200 additional pay to the yearly salary depending on the type of degree and experience combination. Benefits include: Virginia Retirement System (VRS) with LEO; all uniforms and equipment are furnished both during initial training and on the job; varying options available for health insurance, life insurance, and disability insurance; paid holidays, vacation time and sick leave.


Virginia Law Enforcement Officer Certification, United States citizen, ability to be courteous and professional with the public even in high stress situations, ability to carry out complex oral and written instructions, excellent moral character, no felony convictions or convictions for misdemeanors involving moral turpitude, excellent health and physical condition.

The Town of South Boston is an ADA and Equal Opportunity Employer.

Town of South Boston

455 Ferry Street
South Boston , VA