Police Officer, $83,000 - $116,000

Kent Police Department - KENT, Washington

Mar 12, 2022

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Application Deadline:
Jan 1, 2023

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$83,288 to start annual annual

Job Description

The Kent Police Department is hiring new and experienced Police Officers.

We need tenacious, compassionate officers who are committed to serving the community. We pride ourselves on the quality and strength of our teamwork. We excel in combatting crime through unparalleled training and development and by bringing in officers that truly want to make an impact.

Starting pay is $83,288 – $108,884 (depending on experience)

*average non-ranking officer earned over $128,000 in 2021

Experienced officers are eligible to start at higher pay steps and transfer up to 400 hours of leave.

Starting leave is over 400 hours accrued yearly.

Experienced Officers receive up to a $25,000 signing bonus (depending on experience)

4% bonus for Associate's Degree

6% bonus for Bachelor's Degree

3% bonus for Foreign Language Fluency

Retirement Medical Program

Take-Home Cars (full time, not just during work week)

Strong Support of Chief, Mayor, City Council, and Community

Emphasis on training and development

If you thrive on a fast-paced environment with career growth potential, Kent PD is the agency for you. The Pacific Northwest offers an impressive quality of life and the most developed training culture in policing nationally.

We will supply you with all the information and resources needed to complete your application and training to become a police officer.

To learn more, visit:


@ourfuturecops on Instagram

For questions or a chat, please contact Kent PD RecruitingTeam:

Sergeant Eric Tung: etung@kentwa.gov or

Officer Brian Cortinas: bcortinas@kentwa.gov

Job Requirements

  • Age: 20.5
  • Education: High School Degree, educational incentives for AA or BA
  • Experience: New and Experienced Officers

Contact Information

Eric Tung

Kent Police Department
220 Fourth Ave. S
KENT, Washington 98032
phone: 253-856-5831

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