Lateral Police Officer

Redmond, WA
Redmond Police Department

Lateral Police Officer candidates will enjoy our professional and healthy work environment, dedicated resources for training and equipment, and career opportunities. Our Patrol Division offers a good balance of calls for service and case follow-up, which makes for a well-rounded officer.

$82,788.00 – $95,892.00 Annually


• Provide quality customer service to the community and internal department members as well as provides emergency aid, security and protection to the citizens of Redmond
• Patrol business and residential areas
• Respond to requests for information and assistance
• Investigate criminal activity
• Engage in long-term solution oriented activities which enhance the safety and wellbeing of residents
• Ensure the proper enforcement of laws and regulations.
• Provides formal and informal leadership on a daily basis and creates a positive work environment for organizational members.


Education and Experience required for Lateral Police Officers:
• Employed as a full-time, sworn, law enforcement officer for a minimum of 24 months within the last five years.
• Completed 90 quarter/60 semester hours from a nationally accredited college or university at the time of application.
• Provide copy of certification or transcript from Washington State or an equivalent Basic Law Enforcement Academy that satisfies the Washington Criminal Justice Training Commission requirements.

NOTE: If you don't meet these minimum qualifications, but would like to pursue a law enforcement career with the City of Redmond in Washington, please consider applying to our Entry Police Officer position via

Licenses and Requirements:
• Possess a valid Washington State Driver's license upon hire.
• Be at least 21 years of age when the eligibility list is certified.
• United States citizenship is required or be a lawful permanent resident.
• Successfully pass Redmond Police Department Background Investigation.