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Hiring Process

We currently offer a $16,000 hiring bonus to new lateral police officers!

Entry Level:
  • City of Kirkland Entry Level Police Officer Job Description
  • Apply at Publicsafetytesting.com
  • Written Test
  • Physical Test
  • Oral Board
  • Eligibility List (must score minimum of 70 percent in all areas to be placed on list)
  • Background Investigation
  • Conditional Job Offer
  • Psychological, Polygraph, Medical (including drug screening)
Apply for Entry Level Position NOW!​

Lateral:
  • Apply at City of Kirkland Lateral Police Officer
  • Physical Test
  • Oral Board
  • Eligibility List (must score minimum of 70 percent in all areas to be placed on list)
  • Background Investigation
  • Conditional Job Offer
  • Psychological, Polygraph, Medical (including drug screening)
Apply for Lateral Police Officer Position NOW!​

Police Department
11750 NE 118th St, Kirkland WA 98034

General Inquiries
Email: police@kirklandwa.gov
For police, fire, and emergency medical services, call 9-1-1
Non-emergency incident: 425-577-5656