Starting Annual Salary
  • $40,019.20 starting salary for Police Officers
  • 2.5% increase to $41,017.60 at the end of probation year
  • (Starting salary may be higher with creditable law enforcement experience and/or Virginia certification.)
Vacation
  • 0 – 60 months of service = 8 hours per month
  • 61 – 120 months of service = 10 hours per month
  • 121 – 180 months of service = 12 hours per month
  • 181 – 240 months of service = 14 hours per month
  • 241+ months of service = 16 hours per month
Holidays
  • 12 paid holidays and two paid personal days per year.
Sick Leave
  • One day per month – accruable to 120 days.
Medical Insurance
  • Employee, family and dependent group plans available for health, dental and prescription drug insurance.
Life Insurance
  • Paid (included in the Virginia Retirement System.)
  • Police Officers become eligible for full retirement benefits after a combination of 50 years of age and 25 years of service.
Education
  • Paid in-service training. College courses relating to law enforcement may qualify for tuition assistance.
Other
  • Uniforms and equipment, except footwear, are provided. Biennial (every two years) boot allowance.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Periodic physical examinations.
  • Patrol Officers work 12 hour shifts.

For more information, contact LPD Personnel and Recruitment:
(434) 455-6048allen.kittrell@lynchburgva.gov