Police Officer

Chehalis, WA
Chehalis Police Department

Salary: $6,334 – $7,667 ($5,067 Non-Academy).

Position Summary:

The Chehalis Police Department takes pride in serving the citizens of Chehalis with professional, equitable, and unbiased service to all. As first responders, Police Officers are vital to public safety and perform basic police services in accordance with the mission, goals and objectives of the Chehalis Police Department and in compliance with governing federal, state, and local laws.

The nature of police work involves the protection of life and property, enforcement of laws and ordinances, the prevention and investigation of crimes, and the ability to exercise independent discretion. A police officer must possess intelligence, integrity and stand up to rigorous personal, ethical, moral and physical challenges while providing service to the community.


  • Age 21 at the time of examination.
  • United States Citizen or lawful permanent resident; read, speak and write the English language.
  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Ability to obtain a Washington State Drivers license free of suspensions or revocations.
  • No felony convictions.
  • Ability to pass a series of qualifying pre-employment examinations.