The City of Hampton is seeking police professionals for the position of Chief of the Hampton Police Department. Learn more by visiting

Join a 'Tradition of Excellence'

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Are you committed to public service, professionalism, and a peaceful community? You'll discover that a career in law enforcement is like no other job! See the results of your efforts and make a real difference to the people in your community, immediately. If you possess integrity, strong communication skills, a firm reassuring manner and sound judgment under pressure, you can make a difference as a police officer.

More Information

For more information, please email us or call the Hampton Police Division Recruiting and Personnel Unit at 757-915-6780. Our office is at 300 Butler Farm Road.

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  • Competitive Salary
  • Offering a $2,000 signing bonus
  • Pay and benefits while attending the police academy
  • Certified Veterans Affairs benefits for qualified recruits during police academy and field training
  • Uniform, equipment, and training furnished
  • Virginia Retirement System
  • Take Home Car program
  • Annual gun allowance
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • and more!