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This week the 74th Session participated in Patrol Tactics training! They had the opportunity to showcase the skills they...
08/12/2023

This week the 74th Session participated in Patrol Tactics training!

They had the opportunity to showcase the skills they've honed over the past 22 weeks. From building clearing to handling active threats, simulated business robberies, and hostage situations, they trained at the Virginia Beach Police Department's training facility in Creeds. They’ve learned and practiced responding to calls in a police vehicle, live dispatching, radio communication, and receiving backup from their dedicated classmates.

🗓️Next academy starts January 22, 2024.
Answer The Call. Apply Online!
💻 Visit JoinCPDNow.com

08/09/2023

Did you know we've built strong ties with our military community?

Every Wednesday, 11:00am-1:00pm, catch us at Naval Station Norfolk Fleet and Family Support Center during the Regional Transition Assistance Program.

🚓 Join our team! 🇺🇸 The Chesapeake Police Department is on the lookout for new recruits.

Ready to make a difference? Apply online!

Questions? Visit us online or Call/Text Master Police Recruiter Dupree Foster at 757-647-8458. Answer The Call. Apply Today! City of Chesapeake Government

🚔 This week, our 74th Session immersed themselves in Domestic Disputes training, gaining valuable classroom knowledge an...
08/05/2023

🚔 This week, our 74th Session immersed themselves in Domestic Disputes training, gaining valuable classroom knowledge and hands-on experience with role players. They learned how to handle domestic dispute and abuse situations with care and precision. 🔍

💪 As a member of the Department, you'll receive continuous feedback and expert guidance throughout your journey.

💙 Are you passionate about serving and protecting your community? 🌟 Join the Chesapeake Police Department and be part of our dedicated team!

💻 Apply now www.ChesapeakePolice.com and start your journey to becoming a respected guardian of the community! 🚨

🎉🏃‍♂️ The 74th Session is in week 21 and going strong! 🏋️‍♀️ This week, they're diving into exciting physical training 🤝...
07/28/2023

🎉🏃‍♂️ The 74th Session is in week 21 and going strong! 🏋️‍♀️ This week, they're diving into exciting physical training 🤝 that emphasizes teamwork and unity! 💪 Both students share a part of the workout! 🤼‍♂️

🌞🚿 With the scorching weather, we've got them covered! 💦 Access to a running hose ensures they can cool off and stay refreshed! 😎

📚🗣️ The students are well-prepared for the challenge! 👩‍🎓 They're standing by in the hallway, waiting for their turn for the oral interviews 🎤 to put their academic knowledge to the test! 🧠💡

👉 Apply online now to be a part of this fantastic journey! 📝💻 www.ChesapeakePolice.com Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to grow and succeed! 🚀 Chesapeake Police Department City of Chesapeake Government

🚓 This week, we had the opportunity to recruit at the National Aviation Boatswain Mate Association 52nd working group.It...
07/26/2023

🚓 This week, we had the opportunity to recruit at the National Aviation Boatswain Mate Association 52nd working group.

It was incredible to connect with numerous sailors who are interested in continuing their service by becoming police officers after their military careers. 🇺🇸 The commitment and skills they've gained in the Navy will undoubtedly make them valuable assets to our community.

At the Chesapeake Police Department, we are grateful for the opportunity to support those transitioning from the military and are excited to welcome them into our law enforcement family.

🤝 If you or someone you know is interested in joining our ranks, don't hesitate to reach out! Together, let's continue to serve and protect our community. 🙌

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🚓💨The 74th Session participated in Emergency Vehicle Operations Training this week. They’ve had the opportunity to opera...
07/21/2023

🚓💨The 74th Session participated in Emergency Vehicle Operations Training this week. They’ve had the opportunity to operate police vehicles beyond the normal limits of highway driving, safely by being on a private closed course.

🏁They are experiencing pursuit driving, emergency response, braking drills, and precision cone courses among other activities during the week.

Answer The Call. Apply Online!
💻 www.ChesapeakePolice.com

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Special Unit Spotlight - K-9 Unit 🐾Meet Officer Hamilton and his K-9 partner, Ranger! They are an integral part of our K...
07/14/2023

Special Unit Spotlight - K-9 Unit 🐾
Meet Officer Hamilton and his K-9 partner, Ranger! They are an integral part of our K-9 Unit, specializing in tracking suspects, and locating missing persons, and evidence.

📌Drop a comment below to show your appreciation for their valuable service.

📣The 74th Session Basic Police School is currently participating in active threat training.  Students have the opportuni...
06/30/2023

📣The 74th Session Basic Police School is currently participating in active threat training. Students have the opportunity to learn the proper methods of dealing with active shooters, hostage situations, and the protection and care of wounded persons. The students are provided many hours of instruction from experienced officers and they get to train in unique locations such as Fort Monroe.

⏰It’s not too late to join our next academy which starts on October 2nd, 2023.

Answer The Call!

💻Apply online and submit your background packet by July 6th, 2023.

👟The final Physical Ability Test date is July 8th, 2023.

📱 www.ChesapeakePolice.com

🥳  Congratulations to Public Safety Telecommunicator Supervisor A. Echevarria for receiving the Outstanding Contribution...
06/29/2023

🥳 Congratulations to Public Safety Telecommunicator Supervisor A. Echevarria for receiving the Outstanding Contribution to EMS Telecommunications Award from the Tidewater Emergency Medical Services Council.

🏆She was chosen for having exceptional organizational and planning abilities, and for having continually endeavored to improve the effectiveness of the Emergency Communication Center (ECC). Fire Chief Ed Elliott noted that “She is extremely efficient and highly motivated and continues to strengthen the collaboration between the Emergency Communication Center and Chesapeake Fire Department’s Emergency Medical Services Division to improve response times and patient outcomes”.

👏Thank you, Public Safety Telecommunicator Supervisor A. Echevarria, for representing our Department in such a positive manner!

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🎉Congratulations to the following Public Safety & Emergency Communications (PSEC) employees who received quarterly award...
06/27/2023

🎉Congratulations to the following Public Safety & Emergency Communications (PSEC) employees who received quarterly awards on June 15, 2023 from Chief Solesky.

👏These employees are recognized by their peers for their outstanding performance of duties during the quarter. The dedication to their job makes Chesapeake an exceptional place to live, learn, work, farm and play.

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📣The 74th Session of the Chesapeake Police Academy is wrapping up their 16th week of training. Here they are seen learni...
06/23/2023

📣The 74th Session of the Chesapeake Police Academy is wrapping up their 16th week of training.

Here they are seen learning the basics of building clearing taught by our Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team. The skills learned this week are vital to active threat response and clearing structures during security alarm calls. 🚨

⏰It’s not to late to join our next academy which starts on October 2nd, 2023.

Answer The Call!

💻Apply online and submit your background packet by July 6th, 2023.

👟The final Physical Ability Test date is July 8th, 2023.

📱 www.ChesapeakePolice.com

The 74th session of the police academy is in full swing, and this week has been all about control tactics! Recruits are ...
06/16/2023

The 74th session of the police academy is in full swing, and this week has been all about control tactics! Recruits are learning everything from defensive tactics to de-escalation strategies. From practicing arrest techniques to responding to active threats, these future officers are honing their skills to keep our communities safe. The dedication and hard work our trainees are putting in is inspiring!

Want to attend our next academy?

Answer The Call.
Apply Online by June 30th, 2023.
www.ChesapeakePolice.com

Our final Physical Ability Test dates to be eligible for our October 2023 academy are
June 24th & July 8th

Questions?
Call or text: 757-647-8458
Email: [email protected]

Recruits in our 74th session academy class have started their 4th month of the academy and recently completed Water Safe...
06/12/2023

Recruits in our 74th session academy class have started their 4th month of the academy and recently completed Water Safety Training. Recruits learned things such as the basics of assisting others, rescuing others, and self-rescue. The class was taught by certified members of our Under Water Search & Recovery Team!

Answer The Call. Apply Online!
www.ChesapeakePolice.com

This week members of our department attended the City of Chesapeake Townhall meeting held at Rena B. Wright Primary Scho...
06/10/2023

This week members of our department attended the City of Chesapeake Townhall meeting held at Rena B. Wright Primary School. We shared crime prevention and employment information, and enjoyed engaging with community members to collaborate on how we can solve community problems that affect public safety. City of Chesapeake Government

Have YOU ever thought about becoming a Police Officer? Answer The Call. Apply Online.Our next academy starts on October ...
05/18/2023

Have YOU ever thought about becoming a Police Officer?

Answer The Call. Apply Online.

Our next academy starts on October 2nd, 2023.

Apply by 6/22/23 and complete the Physical Ability Test on either 5/27, 6/10 or 6/24.

Questions?
Call/text our Master Police Recruiter at 757-647-8458

05/16/2023
🚨NOW HIRING! Meet with CPD Representatives TODAY at Naval Station Norfolk for the DAV RecruitMilitary Job Fair.DATE: Thu...
05/03/2023

🚨NOW HIRING!
Meet with CPD Representatives TODAY at Naval Station Norfolk for the DAV RecruitMilitary Job Fair.

DATE: Thursday, May 4th, 2023
TIME: 11AM - 3PM
LOCATION: Vista Point Conference Center
😃Ask us about SKillbridge!

Police Officer and 911 Public Safety Call Taker & Telecommunicator positions are available.

Learn more: www.ChesapeakePolice.com
Apply online: jobs.cityofchesapeake.net

04/25/2023

We are pleased to inform you that Lieutenant Jim Garrett was chosen as the 2022 Virginia APCO Director of the Year.

The Virginia Chapter of the Association of Public-Safety Officials International (APCO) is an association of public safety communications professionals. In addition to providing leadership, promoting professional development and fostering the development and use of technology benefiting those who access 9-1-1 and other emergency services, the Virginia Chapter of APCO is committed to recognizing those in the industry of public safety communications as professionals and establishing industry leading standards. The Virginia Chapter represents over 1,000 APCO members in the Commonwealth of Virginia and is the third largest APCO Chapter in the nation.

Multiple nominations were received from members of APCO, but our own Lieutenant Garrett was selected. Congratulations Lt. Garret for representing our Department in such a positive manner!

🎉Congratulations to Sergeant A. Waterson on her well-deserved promotion to Police Sergeant! Your dedication, kindness an...
04/20/2023

🎉Congratulations to Sergeant A. Waterson on her well-deserved promotion to Police Sergeant!

Your dedication, kindness and positive demeanor is an inspiration to us all!

Thank you for your service to our community and for answering the call to lead.

Sgt. Waterson joins a growing number of women in police leadership. The national average for women in law enforcement is approximately 13%. Although approximately 20% of the Chesapeake Police Department's sworn members are women, we continue to encourage and need more women to "Answer The Call".

Are YOU or someone you know interested in serving the community❓

Have you considered the positive impact YOU could make in the community as a Police Officer ❓

We are now accepting applications for our next academy.

You will be paid to train and go home each day!

Sworn Police Officer starting salary:
💲51,500+ overtime pay!
✅Virginia Retirement System Benefits
✅Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance options.
✅Take-home cars

The community needs YOU!
Answer The Call. Apply Online.

Visit: www.ChesapeakePolice.com

🎉Congratulations to the graduates of the Chesapeake Law Enforcement Training Academy 73rd Session! Their dedication and ...
04/18/2023

🎉Congratulations to the graduates of the Chesapeake Law Enforcement Training Academy 73rd Session!

Their dedication and commitment to serving and protecting our community is truly commendable. Welcome to the force, we are grateful you have answered the call to serve with the Chesapeake Police Department!

Are YOU or someone you know interested in serving the community?

We are now accepting applications for our next academy!

✅You will be paid to train!
✅Sworn Police Officer starting salary:
💲51,500+ Overtime Pay!
✅Virginia Retirement System Benefits
✅Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance options are available!

The community needs YOU!
Answer the Call. Apply Online.

Visit: www.ChesapeakePolice.com

👋We want to introduce Public Safety Telecommunicator III M. Appleby. PST3 Appleby has served with the Chesapeake Police ...
04/10/2023

👋We want to introduce Public Safety Telecommunicator III M. Appleby.

PST3 Appleby has served with the Chesapeake Police Department for 8 years.

🥇She was awarded 2022 Public Safety Telecommunicator Supervisor of the 4th Quarter and 2022 Public Safety Telecommunicator Supervisor of the Year!

Congratulations PST3 M. Appleby, job well done! 🥳

City of Chesapeake Government
Chesapeake Fire Department
Chesapeake Sheriff's Office
Chesapeake Animal Services
Chesapeake Parks, Recreation and Tourism

☎️The Chesapeake Police Department invites everyone to help us celebrate National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, ...
04/09/2023

☎️The Chesapeake Police Department invites everyone to help us celebrate National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, April 9th - 15th, 2023. 🥳

During this week we are pleased to recognize our Emergency Dispatchers and Call Takers and honor them for the commitment, sacrifice, and service they provide day and night every day of the year.

Thank you for all you do!

City of Chesapeake Government
Chesapeake Fire Department
Chesapeake Sheriff's Office
Chesapeake Animal Services
Chesapeake Parks, Recreation and Tourism

🏆We want to introduce Officer A. White. Officer White has served with the Chesapeake Police Department for 1 year. He wa...
04/06/2023

🏆We want to introduce Officer A. White. Officer White has served with the Chesapeake Police Department for 1 year. He was recognized as our Officer of the Fourth Quarter for 2022 and Officer of the Year for 2022.

Congratulations Officer A. White on a job well done!

Today we are recruiting at Outwork757, Virginia’s only LGBTQ Career Expo, Thursday, March 30, 11am -3pm at Chartway Aren...
03/30/2023

Today we are recruiting at Outwork757, Virginia’s only LGBTQ Career Expo, Thursday, March 30, 11am -3pm at Chartway Arena in Norfolk. It's 100% free!

Apply online: www.ChesapeakePolice.com

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City of Chesapeake Government

🎉Congratulations to Auxiliary Officer of the Year – Benjamin D. DobrinDuring 2022 Auxiliary Officer Benjamin Dobrin volu...
03/27/2023

🎉Congratulations to Auxiliary Officer of the Year – Benjamin D. Dobrin

During 2022 Auxiliary Officer Benjamin Dobrin volunteered a total of 93 shifts putting in 744 hours❗️

Auxiliary Officer Dobrin is a vital member of the ⚓️Maritime Patrol team, responding to most team trainings and call-outs when available. Additionally, Officer Dobrin has responded to numerous 🚓patrol operations call-outs for emergency situations, ⛈️ inclement weather, or too support other planned activities, all in an UNPAID volunteer status!

Officer Dobrin’s activity summary includes 41 Chesapeake Public School activities, 31 special events, and 21 shifts to support patrol operations.

For his dedication to the goals and missions of the Chesapeake Police Department, Auxiliary Officer Benjamin Dobrin received the 2022 Auxiliary Officer of the Year award! 🥳

👋Welcome our newest lateral transfer Officer J. McGourn and welcome back Officer D. Rutledge!🔵Officer J. McGourn (wearin...
03/24/2023

👋Welcome our newest lateral transfer Officer J. McGourn and welcome back Officer D. Rutledge!

🔵Officer J. McGourn (wearing blue shirt) previously served as a Senior Deputy with the Chesapeake Sheriff's Office where he was certified as a Basic Law Enforcement Officer.

🔵Officer D. Rutledge (wearing yellow shirt) previously served as a Police Officer with the Chesapeake Police Department and decided to return!

Both Officers were sworn in as Chesapeake Police Officers this week! 😎

Their skills and experience will be a great asset to the City of Chesapeake. We are excited to have them on board and look forward to working together to serve and protect our community.


03/07/2023
Meet & Greet with our Police Recruiter @ Starbucks - Chesapeake SquareStop by at anytime to speak with our Master Police...
02/15/2023

Meet & Greet with our Police Recruiter
@ Starbucks - Chesapeake Square

Stop by at anytime to speak with our Master Police Recruiter, Officer Duprée Foster. He will be onsite to meet with you and answer your employment related questions. We are hiring new and experienced Police Officers!

Date:
February 17, 2023

Time:
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Address:
Starbucks
2400 Chesapeake Square Ring Rd
Chesapeake, VA 23321

Can't make it? Contact Officer Foster by phone or text: 757-647-8458

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