Want to join? We’ve got the questions,
you’ll need the right answers.

Have you ever been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony?

Do you have a high school diploma or GED?

Do you have a valid driver's license?

Have you ever been convicted of domestic assault?

Are you bilingual? If you are bilingual, what languages do you speak?

How are you qualified for this position?

Are there any issues or incidents which occurred during your current and/or previous employment that you think might impact the City of Richmond's decision to hire you?

What does community engagement mean to you?

Describe a noteworthy problem-solving effort that you either initiated or had some personal involvement with. What was the outcome?

What are some of the ways you believe that the relationship between the police and the community can be established, improved and/or strengthened?


Backed by over a century of service and bound by our mission to each other, the Richmond Police Department is a family, strengthened by the community we serve.  Make your mark on history at the Richmond Police Department. Be the difference.