Police Officer – Entry Level

Redmond, WA
Redmond Police Department

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.

$85,272.00 – $98,760.00 Annually

12/31/2021 11:59 PM Pacific


• 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.



Entry-level Police Officer requirements:
• Pass the written exam and physical ability test administered by Public Safety Testing (PST).
• Initial screening based on PST test results and Physical History Statement (PHS).


Must have high school diploma or GED certificate and one of the following:
• Associate of Arts degree in law enforcement, criminal justice or a related field from an accredited college; or
• Completion of 60 semester hours or 90 quarter hours from an accredited college or university; or
• Two (2) years of military experience

• State certification from the Washington State Law Enforcement Training Commission or other accredited certifying agency, or obtain such certification within fifteen (15) months of appointment.
• Must meet required physical and medical standards and all civil service requirements.
• Possess a valid Washington State driver's license upon hire; out-of-state hires must have a valid driver's license and obtain a valid Washington State driver's license within Washington's required timelines.
• Be at least 21 years of age when the eligibility list is certified.
• United States citizenship or be a lawful permanent resident.
• Successfully pass Redmond Police Department Background Investigation.