AAA Rated Standard & Poors July 2014
Where our Mission is Law Enforcement Excellence and Public Service through Partnership with our Community


  • Uniforms, equipment, and training furnished at no cost
  • Full pay and benefits while attending the police academy
  • Overtime pay for off duty time spent in court
  • One day of vacation leave per month for first five years, increasing thereafter based on length of service
  • One day of sick leave per month with no limit on accumulation
  • 15 days of paid military leave for members of the military reserves
  • Three personal leave days per year and funeral leave as authorized by personnel policy
  • Participation in Virginia Retirement System
  • Health Insurance coverage at little or no cost to employee depending on options selected
  • Life insurance benefits at no cost to the employee
  • 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.
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Optional Deferred Compensation and Supplemental Insurance plans available
  • Potential to earn college credits with the completion of the police academy

If you would like more information on opportunities within the Suffolk Police Department contact our Background Investigator at 757-514-7907.

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