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Everett Police Department

  • Contact Information

    Everett Police Department
    2930 Wetmore Ave
    Suite 5A
    Everett , Washington 98201
    Phone: 425-257-8767
    Department Website

Agency Added: 04/19/2016 | Last updated: 01/30/2019

Community Information

Everett is a progressive city of 109,000 residents with:

•A beautiful salt water port and 2300 slips in the largest public marina on the west coast.
•Fantastic opportunities to enjoy the water including salmon fishing, crabbing, kiteboarding, kayaking, swimming and gray whale watching.
•Panoramic views of the Olympic and Cascade mountains.
•1600 acres of spectacular regional and waterfront parks, trails, and treasured environmental areas.
•Two 18 hole public golf courses.
•Opportunities to enjoy sports at Aquasox Baseball games, Everett Silvertips Ice Hockey games or ice skating at the Comcast Community Ice Rink.
•Arts and culture of all kinds including two symphony orchestras, 250 resident visual artists, five performance venues within two miles and public artwork throughout the city.
•Lively restaurants and entertainment venues including Comcast Arena.
•Affordable coastal living just 25 minutes north of Seattle

Everett is a place with big city amenities and small city charm and friendliness – and it can be the place for you if you are looking for a good paying job with medical and dental insurance. Apply today!

Department Information

The Everett Police Department is a premier law enforcement agency in Washington State. We are community-oriented and work in partnership with the community to enhance quality of life and reduce crime through our core values of integrity, professionalism and honor. The department is heavily involved with our residents and provide outstanding services to the city.

Area Information

  • County: Snohomish
  • Population: 109,000
  • # of Staff: 206 Commissioned, 252 total.

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 Or equivalent. X  
Driver's License Required Yes X  
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult See disqualifiers below.    
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile See disqualifiers below.    
Ability to Read & Write the English Language Yes X  
College Requirement No    
Veterans Preference Points Candidates wishing to claim veterans' preference must submit a copy of their DD-214 to via e-mail by the filing deadline.    
Other This agency allows out of state testing.    
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant The highest written score within the last 12 months will be considered. Eligibility is good for one year, or until removed for cause.    
Request/ Access Scores Scores are reviewed after each posted deadline.    

Agency Disqualifiers:


Category Disqualifier
AutomaticYou have been convicted of DUI within the past five years.
AutomaticYou have two or more DUI convictions. (A diversion or similar action is the same as a conviction.)
AutomaticYou have been convicted of any felony charges—traffic or criminal.
PotentialYour traffic history shows a continuing and/or recent pattern of poor decision making.
Drug Usage
AutomaticNo use or possession of marijuana within the last year. (Marijuana cannot be regarded as legal until federal law regards it as legal.)
AutomaticNo use of non-prescribed Adderall within the last year.
AutomaticAny injection of any non-prescribed drugs regardless of timeframe (except Anabolic steroids, see Schedule III drug standards).
AutomaticAny possession or recreational use of any non-prescribed Schedule I -V drug (except for Marijuana or Adderall) within the past three (3) years. This standard applies to synthetic versions of Schedule I and II drugs.
Schedule I (RCW 69.50.204) – Examples could include: Heroin, Morphine, Ecstasy, LSD, Peyote, GHB, Methaqualone, mushrooms (Psilocybin).
Schedule II (RCW 69.50.206) – Examples could include: Opium, Cocaine, Codeine, Hydrocodone, Oxycodone, Methadone, Methamphetamine, Amphetamine, Depressants, Hallucinogenic substances, etc.
Schedule III (RCW 69.50.208) – Examples could include: Stimulants, Depressants, Ketamine, Anabolic steroids, Hallucinogenic substances, etc.
Schedule IV (RCW 69.50.210) – Examples could include: Barbital, Diazepam, Fludiazepam, Halazepam, Lorazepam, Phenobarbital, etc.
Schedule V (RCW 69.50.212)
AutomaticAny illegal use of drugs after submitting an application with any law enforcement agency.
AutomaticAny illegal use of drugs while employed by a law enforcement agency.
AutomaticAny pattern of prescription drug abuse within the past five (5) years.
AutomaticAny intentional inhalation (huffing) of any aerosol or substance (nitrous oxide, whippets, paint, glue, DXM, etc.) in the past three (3) years.
PotentialAny participation in the manufacture, selling, offering to sell, distribution or transportation for sale of any illegal drugs/narcotics, regardless of the timeframe.
PotentialMarijuana use within the past three (3) years will be evaluated for disqualification.
Criminal Activity
AutomaticYou have been convicted of any crime involving false swearing.
AutomaticYou do not successfully pass a Department polygraph.
AutomaticYou have been convicted of a domestic violence related crime.
AutomaticYou are barred from legally possessing a firearm.
AutomaticYou have engaged in any illegal sexual activity equivalent to a felony level crime. (e.g., rape, child molestation, indecent liberties, child pornography).
PotentialYou have recently or are currently misrepresenting yourself or ignoring any laws (e.g., not paying taxes, using a false address for school tuition purposes, etc.).
PotentialIllegal activity equivalent to a misdemeanor level crime will be evaluated for disqualification.
AutomaticYou have been dishonorably discharged from the armed services.
PotentialYour work history shows a pattern of unexcused absences, discipline, or discharge.
PotentialYour financial affairs or personal life shows a history of poor judgment and refusal to confront problems (e.g., nonpayment of child support, ignoring overdue bills, etc.).
AutomaticYou are unable to pass the Everett Police Dept. Physical Fitness Test.
AutomaticPeople who know you have doubts about your honesty, integrity, or character.

Current Hiring Status

The Everett Police Department is actively hiring.
Number of Current Vacancies: 7

Salary Information

$6016/month First Year
$6588/month Second Year
$7885/month Third Year

Benefit Information

The City of Everett provides a comprehensive benefits package consisting of the following:

Group Health Alliance or HMA self-insured Medical Plan
Delta Dental Service Plan
HMA self-insured Vision Plan

Benefit eligibility for the employee and eligible dependents begins the first day of the month following the employee's hire date. Premiums for HMA Medical and Group Health medical coverage are shared by the employee.

Premiums for Delta Dental and HMA Vision are paid by the City on behalf of the employee and eligible dependents.

The Police Association offers Voluntary Life Insurance for employee, spouse and children through AFLAC. Please contact Molly Spellman for more information on coverage and premiums for this insurance plan. The employee pays the premiums on this benefit.

LEOFF II employees are responsible for Disability Insurance premiums. All LEOFF I and LEOFF II employees must purchase a minimum Life Insurance policy through the Police Association.

It is mandatory that both the City and the employee pay into the LEOFF State Retirement System.

Two voluntary Deferred Compensation programs are available for employee participation.

A Flexible Spending Plan is available that allows you to make pre-tax contributions for Health Care reimbursement and/or Dependent Care reimbursement for those expenses not covered by medical insurance.

The Employee Assistance Program EAP is provided free of charge to employees and family members.

Benefits for vacation, sick leave, and holidays are paid in accordance with the labor agreement.