The Town of Dumfries prohibits discrimination against any person in any practice or procedure relating to hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, training, fringe benefits, and other aspects of employment on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, age, religion, political affiliation, disability which is unrelated to a persons occupational qualifications, or any other non merit factor which is not a bona fide occupational qualification. Reasonable accommodations which do not impose an undue hardship are available to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities, as defined in the Americans with Disabilities Act, during the recruitment process and during employment.  The Town of Dumfries is an equal opportunity employer.

If you have any questions, please call 703-221-3400.


Current Positions:


Police Officer

The Town of Dumfries has nine (1) Police Officer positions.

Minimum requirements:

  1. Must be a Citizen of the United States;
  2. Must be 21 years of age;
  3. Must be a high school graduate or equivalent;
  4. Must have a valid VA Driver’s License at the time of employment start date;
  5. Must not have been convicted of any felony.

Persons who are interested must submit a completed application to the police department. Resumes should be attached to the application.

Applicants must successfully complete:

  1. Physical Agility Test;
  2. Polygraph Examination;
  3. Psychological Examination;
  4. Physical Examination (to include a Drug Screen);
  5. Credit Check;
  6. Extensive background investigation (i.e. criminal background check, driver transcript review, ect.).

Salary Range

Pay is $46,500 and a standard benefits package that includes VRS LEO retirement and employee fully funded health insurance.


Submit cover letter, resume, and Dumfries Police Department Application to Mayor Foreman, John Wilmer Porter Building, 17755 Main Street, Dumfries, VA 22026. Contact Mayor Foreman at 703.221.3400. The application is located below.

Be sure to print, complete, and submit the “Dumfries Police Department Application” and not the general EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION.

Dumfries Police Department Application

Job Description:

Police Officer Job Description





Dumfries Police Department Application