Become a Newport News Police Officer

The Newport News Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer Recruit.  The test for the position of Police Officer will be administered at either the Newport News Police Academy, located at 5851 Jefferson Avenue, or Newport News Police Headquarters, located at 9710 Jefferson Avenue. Applicants can call to register, and to determine the location of the written test.  The physical agility test will be held at Todd Stadium. Please review the list of qualifications and selection process for open positions.

Open Positions

Police Recruit

Uses techniques to evaluate situations and determine the most appropriate course of action.

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Police Aide

Learn how aides support sworn officers and allow them to conduct law enforcement functions as well as perform a variety of public assistance.

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Testing

Please call the NNPD Recruiting Division at 757-928-4150 to reserve your test date. Applicants must be pre-registered to test. On your scheduled testing date, bring some form of pictured identification.

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