Professional, Educational and Employment services for Virginia Peace Officers.

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Open to all active & retired peace officers/conservators of the peace in Virginia

Conservators of the Peace fill a significant gap in the criminal justice system, being employed in both government and the private sector.

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Search for a job in criminal justice

Find your calling.

Virginia offers many opportunities to people to advance their criminal justice career. Conservators of the Peace are found in a myriad of roles from crime scene technician to campus police/security to code enforcement.

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VPOA exists to advocate on behalf of its members, while providing a positive and critical understanding of the role of the “Peace Officer."

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Why join us?

Invest in your profession and career.

Representation in Richmond

Advance meaningful and coherent legislation in the General Assembly.


Understand the various elements of the conservator of the peace program, and how it is applied throughout the Code of Virginia.


Find employment and employers that utilize conservators of the peace. Advance your career.