Portsmouth is an independent city located in the Hampton Roads region of southeastern Virginia. Portsmouth has a population of approximately 96,000 residents spread over approximately 30 square miles in a largely urban environment similar to its neighboring cities of Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake and Suffolk.Founded in 1752, Portsmouth has played a significant role in the shaping of American history, largely due to the strong military presence based at the Portsmouth Naval Medical Center and the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, both of which are located within the city.ppdvid

The Portsmouth Police Department (PPD) has an authorized personnel strength of 263 sworn, 73 civilians and 32 dispatchers. PPD is the primary law enforcement authority within the City of Portsmouth. PPD maintains a mutual aid pact with neighboring jurisdictions and fosters a progressive working relationship with several additional law enforcement agencies working within its jurisdiction; these agencies include: Portsmouth Sheriff’s Office, Portsmouth Fire Marshal’s Office, VA ABC, Virginia State Police, Virginia Marine Police, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, United States Navy Police, Federal Protective Service and Department of Defense Police.


CURRENT OPENINGS

Police Officer Trainee (CLICK HERE TO APPLY)
Police Department
Open Until: January 11, 2018
Rate of Pay: PS1 $39,500
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: 39,500 (Upon Completion of Academy $42,500)

Certified Police Officer (FT and PT)  (CLICK HERE TO APPLY)
Police Department
Open Until: January 7, 2018
Rate of Pay: PS2 $42,500
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Anticipated Hiring Range: $42,500 – $53,000 (DOQ)

 

Police Records Technician I  (CLICK HERE TO APPLY)
Police Department
Open Until: December 22, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: Grade 15 – $23,440 – $44,164
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Anticipated Hiring Range: $23,440 – $44,164

Deputy Animal Control Officer  (CLICK HERE TO APPLY)
Police Department
Open Until: December 22, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: Grade 17 – $25,843 – $48,691
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Anticipated Hiring Range: $23,440 – $44,164

Background Investigator  (CLICK HERE TO APPLY)
Police Department
Open Until: December 22, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: Grade 21 – $31,411 – $61,032
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Anticipated Hiring Range: $15.10 – 29.34 hourly

Administrative Coordinator II (Chief)  (CLICK HERE TO APPLY)
Police Department
Open Until: December 13, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: Grade 19 – $28,492 – $53,681
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Anticipated Hiring Range: $28,492 -$53,681

Security Guard I  (CLICK HERE TO APPLY)
Police Department
Open Until: December 21, 2017
Rate of Pay: Grade 13 – $21,261 – $40,058
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Anticipated Hiring Range: $21,261 – 40,058


CALL PPD

Dial 911 from any phone if you require immediate police response.
Dial (757) 393-5300 for non emergencies.
Dial (757) 393-8536 for the Criminal Investigations Unit.
Dial (757) 393-8257 for general information.
Dial (757)393-8737 for the Records Unit.
Dial (757)393-8020 for the Recruiter.


MAILING ADDRESS

Portsmouth Police Department
711 Crawford Street
Portsmouth, Virginia 23704
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