Police Officer Lateral

Provo, UT
Provo City Police Department


  • Lateral Transfer Hiring Range: $30.54 – $40.03 per hour.
  • Police Officer (full career series): $27.67 – $44.13 per hour.

Position Summary:

Provo is nationally recognized as one of the best places to start a business and raise a family. The Provo Police Department is a destination department where you can build your police career. We offer a full array of opportunities to police professionals who want to serve where they feel appreciated and supported. If quality of life and professional opportunity are important to you, we encourage you to apply.

Provo City offers competitive pay; paid leaves, including vacation, sick, holidays, bereavement, and parental leaves; generous employer-paid health insurance; retirement and pension plans; free use of the Provo Recreation Center, Peaks Ice Arena, and City Library; and regular review of compensation practices to remain competitive with the local market among many other great benefits.

Essential Functions:

  • Enforce all State of Utah, Provo City, and Utah County laws.
  • Respond to life-threatening and property-threatening calls, emergencies, and alarms.
  • Gather and organize intelligence in a logical manner.
  • Arrest suspects by proper and approved methods.
  • Secure crime scenes.
  • Investigate complaints, traffic accidents, and crimes by interviewing suspects, witnesses, prisoners, and victims.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED).
  • Law Enforcement Officer Certificate by Utah State Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST).
  • Must be a United States citizen or a lawful permanent resident of the United States who has been in the United States legally for 5 years and has legal authorization to work in the United States.
  • A valid, lawful Driver License.