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The Tacoma Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state and local laws.


We offer a comprehensive pay and benefits package to our employees including:

  • Full Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • LEOFF II Retirement
  • Deferred Compensation Matched by the City
  • Holiday Pay
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Shift Differential Pay
  • Police Training Officer Pay
  • Patrol Specialist Pay
  • Educational Incentive Pay
  • CALEA Certification Pay
  • Bilingual Incentive Pay
  • Longevity Pay

The Tacoma Police Department is an approved agency for G.I. Bill benefits.


For a current listing of employment opportunities with the Tacoma Police Department, please visit Human Resources.


Please see our hiring process for more information about how to become a Tacoma Police employee.