Vancouver Police Department
605 E. Evergreen Boulevard
Vancouver, WA 98661
Salary: $4,418 - $5,921/month
Sworn Officers: 207
Application Deadline: NA
Begin a new career in Law Enforcement in the beautiful Pacific Northwest where police officers work in an area with a temperate climate with winter temperatures in the 30ís and 40ís and where beginning police officers can still afford to own their own home.
The Vancouver Police Department is currently seeking qualified applicants for Entry Level and Lateral Police Officers.
Testing for Lateral Police Officers is commonly available on the first Thursday of each month. Bilingual lateral candidates are especially encouraged to apply.
The Patrol work schedule is 5/4, 5/4, 5/5 working 10.5 hour days which guarantees at least two weekends off every month. The Vancouver Police Department also offers lots of opportunities for career growth by way of assignment to a wide list of specialized units, including Major Crimes Detectives, Property Crimes Detectives, Domestic Violence Detectives, Neighborhood Response Team Detectives, SWAT, Career Criminal Apprehension Unit, Canine Unit, Traffic Investigations, Traffic Motor Unit, School Resource Officers, and others.
Starting Salary Entry Level Recruit:
$4,418 per month (2008)
Top Step Police Officer:
$5,921 per month (2008)
Add 2.5% for two year degree and 5% for four-year degree.
Here are just a few more reasons to consider the Vancouver Police Department as your future employer.
For more information see the Vancouver City Police Website:
Public Safety Testing Website:
Sgt. Lou Braafladt
Det. Ron Stevens
Det. Kelly Gibson
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