To be considered for a position with the VIPD, candidates must pass the Police Officer Written Exam, which is designed to measure cognitive ability, observational skills, and mental acuity. While passing the written test is mandatory, it is not a guarantee of a job.

Candidates may be waived from sitting the written examination; if the following criteria are met:

  • Possession of an associate, bachelor and master level degree from an accredited institution
  • All military veterans who served full military service with an honorable or general discharge listed on their DD214.

All applicants who are interested in applying for the Police Officer position please fill out an application by going to the following links:




exam schedule

  • Starting March 2018 the first and third week of every month.
  • Prep Sessions will be held second and fourth week of every month.


The VIPD prepared this booklet to assist you in achieving your best score on the upcoming VIPD Police Officer's Entrance Exam. To download these kits, you need Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Police Test Preparation Study Guide

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