Police Officer

  • Auburn Police Department
  • Auburn, WA, USA
  • Aug 21, 2018
Full time Legal Services Entry Level Government

Job Description

Join a police force where you can make a difference in the community you serve, that’s small enough where you can be a part of cases from start to finish, and busy enough to challenge you, keep you constantly learning, and provide professional fulfillment! Join the Auburn Police Department (APD).


Being a part of Team APD isn’t just another job - it’s an opportunity to start and build your career in policing and public safety. Pursue (and get pay incentives for): Community Response Team (CRT), Motorcycle Patrol, K-9 Officer, Bicycle Patrol, Hostage Negotiator, Valley SWAT, Detective, Field Training Officer, and Defensive Tactics Instructor.


We are committed to helping our Officers grow through continuous training opportunities, a mentoring program, and promotional track. A new Officer’s salary starts at $69k/year, and you can make up to $88k after five years. We also offer pay incentives if you have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree or if you want to continue your education while on the force.


Do you have what it takes to join Team Auburn PD? Get started and find out at www.TeamAPD.org


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$69,632.40 - $88,053.36 Annually

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Since this position works within a Washington state law enforcement agency, applicants must successfully pass a comprehensive pre-employment background check process, including a polygraph exam, psychological evaluation, credit check, and a medical physical, including a drug-screening test.

  • Possess a high school diploma, or equivalent.
  • United States citizen or lawful permanent resident
  • Be at least 20-1/2 years of age at the time of application and must be 21 years of age by date of hire
  • Be able to fluently read and write the English language using proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation
  • Be able to meet all Civil Service Rules and Regulations, including the physical requirements listed in Rule 21.01
  • Possess a valid driver's license
  • Qualify quarterly for firearms; CPR certification annually; BAC verifier certification
  • Must be able to qualify for Access Certification
  • Successful completion of the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission's basic law enforcement academy, or equivalent academy, within a timeframe required by state law