Police Officer Jobs in Tacoma, WA

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City of Seattle - Seattle, WA (24 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Operates a patrol car. Patrols city streets, areas and businesses to deter criminal activity and promote public safety....
14 days ago
City of Seattle - Seattle, WA (24 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Operates a patrol car. Patrols city streets, areas and businesses to deter criminal activity and promote public safety....
14 days ago
Gig Harbor Police Department - Gig Harbor, WA (15 miles from Tacoma, WA)
The employee responds to calls for service, which include reports of criminal activity, traffic safety, crime prevention, and general public safety problems....
14 days ago
Federal Way Police - Federal Way, WA (9 miles from Tacoma, 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....
15 days ago
City of Gig Harbor - Gig Harbor, WA (8 miles from Tacoma, 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
City of Lacey - Lacey, WA (22 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Conduct a criminal investigation....
23 days ago
City of Auburn - Auburn, WA (9 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Previous experience in a law enforcement or government agency WHY CHOOSE THE CITY OF AUBURN?...
30+ days ago
Federal Way Police Officer - Federal Way, WA (9 miles from Tacoma, WA)
College level course work in law enforcement or related field and bilingual capability are highly desirable....
14 days ago
City of Tacoma - Tacoma, WA (1 mile from Tacoma, WA)
A Police Officer is responsible for crime prevention, criminal apprehension, and the general enforcement of laws and ordinances....
45+ days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Tacoma, WA
Border Patrol Agent. U.S. Border Patrol Agents guard our country from illegal activity while providing aid to those in need. They exemplify vigilance, service, and integrity....
12 days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Tacoma, WA
Border Patrol Agent. U.S. Border Patrol Agents guard our country from illegal activity while providing aid to those in need. They exemplify vigilance, service, and integrity....
12 days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Tacoma, WA
If you're interested in a career as a Border Patrol Agent, keep reading!...
18 days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Kent, WA (13 miles from Tacoma, WA)
If you're interested in a career as a Border Patrol Agent, keep reading!...
18 days ago
Department of Defense - Tacoma, WA
Duties Help Duties Summary You will serve as a Police Officer for the DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY~....
60+ days ago
City of DuPont - Dupont, WA (15 miles from Tacoma, WA)
The City of DuPont conducts entry-level testing through Public Safety Testing. Please visit the Public Safety Testing website ( ... ) for more information, upcoming test dates, or to apply....
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Tacoma, 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...

Basic Community Policing
This five-part course is designed to introduce tribal police officers to common issues in Indian Country and to the basic principles of community policing. The course introduces the social...

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...

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Salary for Police Officer Jobs in Tacoma, WA

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

$69,726

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Police Officers in Tacoma, WA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (31.5%)
  • High School or GED (26.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.3%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.6%)
  • Master's Degree (9.0%)
  • 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 Tacoma, 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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