Law enforcement is a rewarding career that offers challenge, excitement, variety, and job satisfaction. We offer a salary and benefit package that includes medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your dependents. We appreciate your interest in the Hopewell Sheriff’s Office, and invite you to apply and experience the rewards of a career in law enforcement.


Some of the great career opportunities at the Hopewell Sheriff’s Office are:

  • Deputy
  • Dispatcher
  • Court Security
  • Administration

Other special appointments and teams include:

  • Civil Processor
  • K-9 Deputy
  • Traffic Deputy

Equal Opportunity Employment

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer Compliant with Section 503 of the Rehabilitation act of 1973 and the Vietnam era Veterans’ readjustment assistance act of 1974.

We select the most qualified applicants for interviews from the candidate pool.


If you are interested in employment with the Sheriff’s Office please download the Information Release Form (PDF) and the Employment Application (PDF), print and complete them, then submit them by U.S. Postal Service to:
Hopewell Sheriff’s Office
Attn: Employment Application
100 E Broadway
Hopewell, VA 23860

If you are interested in applying in person, you may stop by the Sheriff’s Office at:
100 E Broadway
Hopewell, VA 23860

Contact Us

If you have any further questions please contact the Sheriff’s Executive Assistant Jessica Jackson by calling 804-541-2300, ext. 411.