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Bremerton Police Department

  • Contact Information

    Bremerton Police Department
    345 6th Street, Suite 600
    Bremerton, Washington 98337
    Phone: (360) 473-5347
    Department Website

Agency Added: 01/16/2014 | Last updated: 08/07/2018

Community Information

Located on the beautiful west side of Puget Sound, Bremerton, is the largest city in Kitsap County and gateway to the Olympic Peninsula. Bremerton is one of downtown Seattle's closest neighborhoods, only an hour away by ferry. The City of Bremerton is staffed by employees with a common goal of providing a wide range of vital services to all our citizens. The City operates under a Council/Mayor form of government. The City provides all general government services, including police, fire, emergency medical, street maintenance, public works, parks and recreation, planning services, and also manages a tournament quality golf course. Bremerton is committed to cultivating an open environment where employees are encouraged to be innovative and look for better ways to get the job done.

Department Information

The mission of the Bremerton Police Department is to coordinate and lead efforts within the community to preserve the public peace, protect the rights of persons and safeguard property, prevent crime and provide quality public safety services.

The Bremerton Police Department is a WASPC Accredited Agency and is responsible for the maintenance of public order, responding to incidents of criminal activity, traffic control, criminal investigations, crime prevention, Homeland Security issues and other related public service. The Department currently consists of 2 captains, 3 lieutenants, 8 sergeants, 8 corporals, 37 officers, and 14 civilian personnel.

Area Information

  • County: Kitsap
  • Population: 39,650

Agency Requirements:

Category Requirement Required at time of..
Test Hire
Minimum Age 21   X
US Citizen/Lawful Permanent Resident US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident.   X
High School Grad/ GED High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED).   X
Driver's License Required A valid Washington State driver’s license with a good driving record is required.   X
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult Mandatory Academy Rejection. X  
Ability to Read & Write the English Language Read, speak and write the English language.   X
Vision Requirements Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus with or without corrective lenses.   X
College Requirement No    
Other Candidates must successfully pass the Physical Fitness and Abilities Test for this agency.

This agency allows out of state testing.

Upon passing the written and physical ability tests, applicants must complete a City of Bremerton Application (with personal résumé.). Candidates can apply at http://www.bremertonwa.gov/169/Current-Jobs.
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We only consider the most recent score    
Request/ Access Scores On an as-needed basis as vacancies occur    

Agency Disqualifiers:


Category Disqualifier
Automatic1 or more traffic crime convictions in last 5 years (DWI, Suspended, Reckless, etc).
AutomaticSuspension of driver's license within past 5 years.
Potential3 or more moving violations in past 5 years.
Potential2 or more at-fault accidents in past 5 years.
Drug Usage
AutomaticIllegal drug substance usage or exposure within past 8 years.
AutomaticIllegal use of ANY controlled substance while employed in a criminal justice capacity.
AutomaticIllegal opiate use.
AutomaticNo illegal sale of ANY drug, including marijuana.
AutomaticPattern of illegal use of prescription medication.
Criminal Activity
AutomaticAny adult felony conviction.
PotentialJuvenile felony conviction will be carefully reviewed.
AutomaticUnlawful sexual misconduct.
AutomaticWithdrawn from consideration for any (law enforcement/fire/corrections/dispatch) employment because of the following reasons: Deceptive results of a truth verification examination concerning the applicant's background. Evidence that the applicant has willfully omitted pertinent information; provided false or misleading information during the application process or in written application or statement of personal history, or has cheated during any phase of testing during application process.
AutomaticLied during any stage of the hiring process.
AutomaticFalsified his or her application, personal history questionnaire, or any other forms during hiring process.

Current Hiring Status

There are currently 4 open positions. The eligibility list is a continuous listing and maintained as scores are received from PST with oral board interviews conducted on an as-needed basis. Vacancies are filled by Civil Service "rule of three" with the top three candidates forwarded to the appointing authority for background investigation & selection as vacancies occur.

Salary Information

$33.49 hourly

Benefit Information

Medical/Dental/LEOFF II Retirement/Deffered Comp Match/HRA/VEBA Contribution.