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Application Period Opens November 1, 2021

Our next test date is scheduled for January 29, 2022. The application period for that test date runs November 1, 2021 through January 3, 2022.

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


Comprehensive and Competitive Pay & Benefits Package Available

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.


Tacoma Police is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

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.