Mission

We, the members of the Martinsville Police Department, are committed to being responsive to our community in the delivery of quality services. Recognizing the responsibility to maintain order, while affording dignity and respect to every individual, our objective is to improve the quality of life through a community partnership which promotes safe, secure neighborhoods.

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Martinsville Virginia Police Department

Respect - Integrity - Accountability

Now Accepting Applications for Police Officer

  • We are now accepting applications for current and future vacancies for the position of police officer.
  • If you applied within the last six months your application is still valid. (We had to delay testing due to COVID-19.)
  • Applicants must be at least age 21, have good employment, police, credit, and personal records; be of good physical and mental health, and be able to pass entry-level psychological and polygraph tests.
  • High School or GED is required, college is preferred.
  • Hire-in rate $35,791 DOQ. Salary increase after successful completion of Police Academy training; VA DCJS Certified Officers hire in at $39,000 DOQ.