Police Officer Jobs in Seattle, WA

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City of Bellevue - Bellevue, WA (6 miles from Seattle, WA)
Our Mission - To provide a safe place to live, work, and visit through quality law enforcement practices delivered by dedicated professionals....
12 hours ago
City of Issaquah - Issaquah, WA (17 miles from Seattle, WA)
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Ability to learn and apply principles and techniques of modern crime prevention, investigation, apprehension, rules of evidence and all other aspects of law enforcement...
12 days ago
City of Issaquah - Issaquah, WA (17 miles from Seattle, WA)
Ability to comprehend the basic principles and techniques applied by officers in crime prevention, investigation, apprehension, rules of evidence, and other relevant aspects of law enforcement....
13 days ago
City of Kirkland - Kirkland, WA (7 miles from Seattle, WA)
The position prepares criminal investigation reports and testifies in court. ** Note: The Kirkland Police Department will pay a new Lateral Police Officer a hiring bonus of $16,000, payable in 3 installments...
13 days ago
City of Issaquah - Issaquah, WA (17 miles from Seattle, WA)
Must be at least 18 years of age. 3 years general office experience preferred, but not required. 6 months or more experience working in a public safety field (police, fire and/or corrections) is also...
13 days ago
City of Edmonds - Edmonds, WA (13 miles from Seattle, WA)
Processes pistol transfers, concealed pistol licenses, and firearm dealer licenses according to state and federal law; conducts appropriate fingerprinting, background investigations and legal research...
14 days ago
City of Seattle, WA - Seattle, WA
Operates a patrol car. Patrols city streets, areas and businesses to deter criminal activity and promote public safety....
15 days ago
City of Seattle, WA - Seattle, WA
Operates a patrol car. Patrols city streets, areas and businesses to deter criminal activity and promote public safety....
15 days ago
City of Seattle - Seattle, WA
Operates a patrol car. Patrols city streets, areas and businesses to deter criminal activity and promote public safety....
16 days ago
City of Edmonds - Edmonds, WA (13 miles from Seattle, WA)
The principles and techniques of crime prevention, investigation, apprehension, criminal identification, rules of evidence, recordkeeping and all other aspects of law enforcement....
16 days ago
City of Edmonds - Edmonds, WA (13 miles from Seattle, WA)
The principles and techniques of crime prevention, investigation, apprehension, criminal identification, rules of evidence, recordkeeping and all other aspects of law enforcement....
16 days ago
City of Edmonds - Edmonds, WA (13 miles from Seattle, WA)
Washington State Basic Law Enforcement Academy or equivalent academy certification required for Police Officer level....
16 days ago
City of Seattle - Seattle, WA
Operates a patrol car. Patrols city streets, areas and businesses to deter criminal activity and promote public safety....
17 days ago
Gig Harbor Police Department - Gig Harbor, WA (24 miles from Seattle, WA)
The employee responds to calls for service, which include reports of criminal activity, traffic safety, crime prevention, and general public safety problems....
17 days ago
Federal Way Police - Federal Way, WA (21 miles from Seattle, WA)
We have made it easier for you to test for our team: You can now test ++in your own state++ through Public Safety Testing....
18 days ago

Demographic Data for Seattle, WA

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Police Officer Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Understanding and Managing the Stresses of Police Work
Policing has always been psychological challenging. On any given shift police officers may encounter a range of psychological challenges including domestic violence, interacting with people...

Constitutional Oriented Policing
In a profession where cases and controversies surround freedom of expression, bearing of arms, illegal search and seizure, the excessive use of force, overcrowding of jails, and the reversal of...

Officer Wellness - Course
The mental health of law enforcement officers is a critical issue. Those involved in law enforcement, and their families, are subjected to stressors unlike any other group in the U.S. This course...

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Salary for Police Officer Jobs in Seattle, WA

This is the average annual salary for Police Officer jobs in Seattle, WA as reported by the BLS.

$69,726

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Police Officer positions.

Highest Education Level

Police Officers in Seattle, WA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (31.5%)
  • High School or GED (25.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.3%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.5%)
  • Master's Degree (9.1%)
  • Some College (3.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.3%)
  • Some High School (1.0%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Police Officers in Seattle, WA
  • None (45.2%)
  • Less than 1 year (30.7%)
  • 2-4 years (12.7%)
  • 4-6 years (6.6%)
  • 1-2 years (4.8%)

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