Enjoy the benefits of:

  • Starting salary of $62,000 as of January 1, 2023
  • $10,000 hiring bonus*
  • Pay begins in the Academy
  • Pay incentives for military experience (E-4 and above) and college graduates
  • Permanent, non-rotating shifts
  • Spanish-language stipend
  • In County and Out of County take-home vehicle program
  • 12 paid holidays a year
  • On duty wellness time
  • Exigency Leave Program (80 hours for use during first year of employment)
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Life insurance paid by the County
  • Paid retirement under the Virginia Retirement System (VRS)
  • Uniforms and equipment provided

We offer a competitive salary for experienced officers.  Click here for more information.

VA Veterans Benefits:

  • Attending the Prince William County Criminal Justice Academy qualifies for use of the GI Bill® under the on-the-Job training or apprenticeships path.  GI Bill® coverage is not the same for all veterans.  Any veteran who chooses to take advantage of their GI Bill® Benefits will receive additional money plus your monthly salary while in the Academy, during Field Training, and through the probationary year.  For more information regarding GI Bill® Benefits, visit the VA Web Site at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill


This institution is approved to offer GI Bill® educational benefits by the Virginia State Approving Agency.


*This bonus will be paid in two installments and is subject to all applicable tax withholding and reporting requirements. The first installment, $5,000.00, is payable upon the County’s first regular pay date following your position start.  The second installment of $5,000.00 will be payable on the pay date following the completion of your probationary period.



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