- Conviction of any felony or any crime involving moral turpitude (crimes contrary to justice, honesty, or good morals).
- Conviction of any Class 1 or Class 2 misdemeanor, including traffic violations, or the Virginia State Law equivalent within the last five (5) years.
- Any conviction of Domestic Violence, including simple assault against a domestic partner, spouse, child, or parent.
- Commission of undetected crimes of a serious or repetitive nature.
- Any individual falling into any of the aforementioned criminal history categories, who prior to conviction, that enters a plea agreement or other form of sentencing disposition to the reduction of charges will be disqualified from the entry process.
- A positive point balance is required on a Virginia Operator’s License or the equivalent for an out of state license.
- No more than two (2) moving violations in any state within the last twelve (12) months.
- Any conviction of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, refusal to take a blood or breath test, eluding police, racing, reckless driving, or leaving the scene of an accident within the last five (5) years.
- Any involvement in the sale or distribution of illegal drugs.
- Illegal possession of anabolic steroids within the last five (5) years.
- Illegal possession of marijuana or a derivative thereof within the last twelve (12) months.
- Illegal possession of heroin, cocaine, hallucinogens or any other schedule 1 or 2 drug, or any derivative thereof, as defined in the Code of Virginia with the last ten (10) years.
- The UVA Police Department looks for a demonstrated history of financial responsibility. Problems with credit will be evaluated on a case by case basis, and issues that are not the result of the repetitive poor judgement of a candidate will not normally be disqualifying.
- Dishonorable discharge from any military service (less than honorable discharge will be reviewed on a case by case basis).
- Untruthfulness or the intentional withholding of information on any application, interview or paperwork that is associated with the position or process.
- Deliberate inaccuracies or incomplete statements may remove you from further consideration for employment.
- Cheating on any exam or testing that is associated with the position or process.
- Ineligibility to possess a firearm in Virginia.