Lateral Police Officer

Toppenish, WA
Toppenish Police Department

The Toppenish Police Department is offering a $10,000 hiring bonus to qualified lateral police
officers.

Qualified Lateral Police Officers will be paid $5,000 on their first paycheck after being formally
hired and $5,000 will be paid upon completion of their 12-month probationary period.

Hiring Range: $4,922 – $5,930 Monthly (DOE – 2020 Rates)

Qualified Lateral Police Officers will be paid $5,000 on their first paycheck after being formally
hired and $5,000 will be paid upon completion of their 12-month probationary period.

To qualify as a Lateral Police Officer for this incentive, the Lateral Police Candidate must be a Police Officer who is currently employed in full-time law enforcement service with a Washington State civilian law enforcement agency or equivalent and have received the Washington Criminal Justice Certification or equivalent or are in the process of successfully completing the Washington State Criminal Justice Academy; or a certified Police Officer in an State recognized by the Washington State Criminal Justice Commission; or who were employed in full-time law enforcement service with a Washington State civilian law enforcement agency or equivalent and who currently hold the Washington Criminal Justice Peace Officer’s Certification or equivalent and have not had a break in service of more than twelve (12) months.

Qualifications:

• 21 years of age
• High School Diploma or its equivalent
• Valid driver's license
• Completed a state certified law enforcement academy
• Maintained any mandated certification such as firearms qualification and first aid/CPR
• Be a WSCJTC certified commission peace officer or eligible to attend the WSCJTC Basic
Law Enforcement Equivalency Academy and currently employed as Police Officer.