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Benefits
Salary
  • Base Salary: $41,464 (effective July 1, 2014)
  • Payment Incentives for:
    • Education
    • Bilingual proficiency
    • Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services certification
Benefits
  • Excellent Health & Dental
  • Paid Retirement
  • Paid Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program

Vacation & Leave 
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Sick Leave Bank

Other Incentives 
  • Modern Police Headquarters
  • On-Site Fitness Facility
  • Access to City Parks & Recreation Resources
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Competitive Promotion Process

In addition to competitive salary and outstanding benefits, Fredericksburg Police officers work a variety of schedule options depending on their assignment. Patrol officers work permanent daytime, evening or night shifts alternating between a 4 and 5 day-off cycle. Detectives and officers on special assignment have flexibility in their schedules.

The Police Department is housed in a modern 35,000-square-foot facility on 16 acres. We enjoy a fully equipped fitness facility, spacious locker rooms and a comfortable and functional employee lounge.