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Getting Started
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Applicants are only accepted during specific recruitment periods. For more information, contact the Sergeant in Support Services to get started.

Sgt. Nicole Gentry
2200 Cowan Boulevard
Fredericksburg, VA 22401


Opportunities                                                                                                Fredericksburg Police Recruits from Law                                                                                                                                    Enforcement Basic Class 136


  • 21 Years of Age
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Valid VA Drivers License
    • No more than two moving violations within previous 24 months
    • No record of convictions for DUI, reckless driving, eluding, leaving the scene of an accident, vehicular manslaughter within previous 60 months
    • No current or previous revocations or suspensions of license within previous 60 months
  • H.S. Diploma or G.E.D.
  • No prior Felony convictions
  • No domestic assault convictions, misdemeanor or felony 
  • Candidates must not have used tobacco or nicotine products more than ten times in the previous twelve months.  This prohibition includes nicotine gum and vapor cigarette products.
  • Candidates must meet Body Fat specifications: men 23% or less, women 30% or less

Essential Functions of a Police Officer 

Once hired, an employee must successfully complete the 18-week Police Academy as well as a field training program. Newly hired officers serve in a probationary status for a period of one year.

Are you physically capable of becoming a police officer? Watch this video and decide for yourself!

Selection Process