The following benefits come with being employed by the Suffolk Police Department:
1 day of sick leave per month with no limit on accumulation
1 day of vacation leave per month for first five years, increasing thereafter based on length of service
3 personal leave days per year and funeral leave as authorized by personnel policy
15 days of paid military leave for members of the military reserves
Employee Assistance Program
Full pay and benefits while attending the police academy
Health Insurance coverage at little or no cost to employee depending on options selected
Life insurance benefits at no cost to the employee
Optional Deferred Compensation and Supplemental Insurance plans available
Overtime pay for off duty time spent in court
Participation in Virginia Retirement System
Potential to earn college credits with the completion of the police academy
Take home car after completion of probationary period for officers residing in Suffolk, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Franklin, and Isle of Wight County (to include Windsor and Smithfield) based on availability.
Uniforms, equipment, and training furnished at no cost
If you would like more information on opportunities within the Suffolk Police Department contact our Background Investigator at 757-514-7907.