Virginia Beach Police Acadamy

Virginia Beach Police


You will need a highschool diploma or equivalent to join law enforcement.
21 years of age or older by academy graduation.
You will need to be a U.S. citizen.
Eligible for Virginia or North Carolina Drivers license.
Successful completion of required testing.
Successful completion of a polygraph examination and thorough backround investigation.


as a starting police officer you make $40,000 daollars a year but as you rank up your salary increases. another option is if you are in the police department for at least 1-3 years you can apply for the swat team, but the physical tests arer much more difficult. as a starting swat team member your yearly salary starts around $69,000-$92,000 you can rank up and your yearly salary can be up to $115,000 a year.