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                      WELCOME TO EDMONDS PD!

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Lateral Officer or Academy Certified? 
Contact us to learn about our expedited process, agency opportunities
and benefits. or 425-275-4615

Current Authorized Positions: 59
Today: Recruiting for 6-8 positions!

The City of Edmonds and our 41,000 residents are at the center of a metropolitan area with a population of nearly 157,000.  We are located just off Interstate-5 and three miles north of Seattle; Edmonds shares the dynamics and challenges of a large city but is still recognized as one of the safest communities in the region. With scenic views of the Olympic Mountains, Edmonds offers Puget Sound access and a family friendly downtown. 
Learn more about our city here: City of Edmonds, WA

The Edmonds Police Department uses for initial candidate testing. Entry and Lateral candidates must take a written exam and physical ability test to be eligible for employment.  Public Safety Testing provides the written test in all 50 States!

Police Department Employment Highlights:

  • No revolving door!  Those who come to work here, stay here.
  • A great place to Live AND Work
  • A fun and rewarding work atmosphere
  • Outstanding community support  
  • Ongoing Training and Evolving Technology
  • Numerous Specialty Assignment Opportunities
    (K9, Regional SWAT, Street Crimes, Detectives, Narcotics, Civil Disturbance Team and various instructor positions
  • Free Fitness Club Membership (Harbor Square)
  • Contemporary uniform options along with well-maintained vehicles, equipment
  • City contributing MEBT retirement (6.2%) and Deferred Compensation (4%).
    (With our MEBT plan, there is no Social Security worry)
  • 12-hour 4 On/4Off Patrol shifts and Comp, Kelly*, Holiday* and Vacation hour accruals with yearly buy-back* options!

Excellent pay and benefits!
Starting $63k (Entry); $77k (Lateral); $85k (Top).
Plus fitness, education and other incentives! Contact us for more information.  

Contact: Sergeant Josh McClure
Phone :  425-275-4615

The City of Edmonds is an equal opportunity employer.  All applicants must be twenty-one (21) years old and a citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States; have a high school diploma or equivalent; valid Washington State Vehicle Operator's license with no pending risk of loss; ability to read and write the English language. Applicants must have maintained sufficient physical agility as to be able to perform the usual and regular duty assignments of a police officer.

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Our Mission:


We place service above self, with an unwavering and unbiased commitment to public safety, improving the quality of life for our community.