Police Officer (Lateral & Entry Level)

St. Helens, OR
City of St. Helens, Oregon

The St. Helens Police Department is seeking applicants for Police Officer (Lateral and Entry Level). We are seeking applicants who wish to be a part of a family-oriented community with a commitment to enhancing the livability of St. Helens. There are exciting things happening in St. Helens. Come be a part of the team!


The mission of the St. Helens Police Department is to work with all citizens to make our city a place where people live safely and to promote individual responsibility and community commitment. Through strong leadership and continuous training, we will strive to serve as role models for the community. Our actions will demonstrate the highest ethical standards, and we will accept full responsibility for our actions. Come work for a stable-funded team with a 90% approval rating and a City Council committed to supporting public safety. A new public safety facility is coming in 2024!

The Department is a progressive and proactive law enforcement agency with an emphasis on its service to the community. We have 20 sworn officers, a Code Enforcement Officer, and two support staff members. Our staff enjoys work in assignments in patrol, criminal and narcotics investigations, and canine.