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Connell Police Department

  • Contact Information

    Connell Police Department
    PO Box 187

    Connell, Washington 99326
    Phone: 509-234-4141
    Department Website

Agency Added: 07/22/2008 | Last updated: 03/02/2018

Community Information

Located just off U.S. Highway 395 in sunny southeastern Washington, historic Connell embodies the best of small town America. With a population of 5,150, this vibrant, progressive community offers a quality of life that is rare today. Guaranteed to raise your spirits and lower your blood pressure, it’s a place where people know their neighbors, where no one is a stranger, and where the whole community comes out to support the local schools and athletic programs. It’s a town where people don’t just talk about values—they live them.

Connell offers something for everyone. Whether you are into rock hunting or antiquing, biking or taking in a movie, this town has it all. The city takes special pride in its extensive system of well-maintained parks, pool and water slides, community center, and excellent athletic fields. Other attractions include world class art sculptures, breathtaking Main Street murals, Connell Heritage Museum, Connell Fall Festival, and the Wine and Brew Fest, to name just a few.

Connell is a great place to raise a family. A strong sense of community is evident everywhere—from people who have lived here all their lives to those who grew up here and returned to make it their permanent home to those who relocated here and now call it home.

If you’re in the market for a place to visit or relocate, take a closer look at Connell. We think you’ll be glad you did!

Department Information

The Connell Police Department currently consist of 7 full-time commissioned officers, 10 reserve officers and a full time police clerk.  Officers work 12 hour rotating shifts.  Officers who chose to reside within 10 minutes of the Connell City limits are given take home patrol cars. 

Area Information

  • Population Size: 5,150
  • County: Franklin

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 Must present proof with application to department. X  
Driver's License Required Must have a valid WA driver's license or have the ability to obtain one. X  
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult None X  
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile None. X  
Ability to Read & Write the English Language Yes X  
Basic Law Enforcement Academy Certification Must be able to obtain certification within 1 year of hire.    
Other Candidates must successfully pass the Physical Fitness and Abilities Test for this agency.

This agency does not allow out of state testing.
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We only consider the most recent score    

Current Hiring Status

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.

Current number of openings: 0

Salary Information

$4,331.34 - $4,874.96 (2018)

Benefit Information

Medical, Dental, Vision