Police Department Upcoming Events and Announcements


The Waynesboro Police Department is actively seeking candidates for the position of police officer and auxiliary police officer. Applications will be reviewed and interviews will be scheduled for any available vacancies in October of this year.

The next full-time police officer academy is scheduled for January 2020. We are seeking dedicated and self-motivated individuals who value exceptional job performance, respect for all citizens and have the desire to serve the community. College education is desired but not required.

The next in-house auxiliary police officer academy is tentatively scheduled for January 2020. Auxiliary police officers are sworn volunteers who assist full-time police officers by providing patrol services throughout the City, writing reports, assisting with security, traffic and crowd control at special events, providing support during emergency call-outs and responding to routine calls as dispatched.

Every police officer and auxiliary police officer candidate must successfully complete the City of Waynesboro online employment application, the Waynesboro Police Department Personal History Questionnaire and interview process, be of good character and pass an extensive background investigation.

You may contact the Police Department with any questions at 540-942-6682 or via email at police@ci.waynesboro.va.us

Each applicant must complete the City of Waynesboro online application first which can be found at: https://www.waynesboro.va.us/329/Application-Processing

After completing the online application, please make sure to download the Waynesboro Police Department Application & Personal History Questionnaire as instructed on the application website. Applicants must follow the directions provided and submit the completed forms within two weeks of completing the online application.