The Tacoma Police Department is accepting applications from qualified candidates for the position of Police Officer (Entry Level and Lateral). The starting salary ranges from $37.98/hr to $50.03/hr plus many benefits.

Qualified lateral officers who join the Tacoma Police Department can receive $10,000 in their first paycheck, $7,500 upon completing probation, $7,500 upon completing one year of service (after probation).

Primary Duties:
-Successfully complete the Basic Law Enforcement Academy provided by the Washington Criminal Justice Training Commission;
-Learn and apply knowledge of basic first aid procedures;
-Resolve a variety of potentially volatile and dangerous situations in a calm, confident, and effective manner;
-Drive a patrol car under normal and adverse conditions;
-Train and use firearms safely in accordance with departmental rules;
-Work with the public and coworkers in a professional and courteous manner;
-Show initiative in performing job functions, and ability to enforce federal, state and local laws.

Call and speak with a recruiter at 253-830-6596 or visit for more information.