Current Job Openings:

Sumas Police Department Police Officer – Lateral Entry Position

The City of Sumas is seeking to fill the position of Experienced Police Officer and is requesting qualified, currently employed Police Officers who are interested to apply:


  • Currently employed with two (2) years’ experience in Law Enforcement in a Municipal, County, or State Police Department, for not less than twenty-four (24) months of the last thirty-six (36) months at the time of application. A two-year Associate’s Degree in Law Enforcement Police Science or other closely related field from a fully accredited college or university may be substituted for up to one year of experience.
  • Graduation from Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission’s Basic Law Enforcement Academy, or be able to obtain a Certificate of Equivalency from the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission within six months of appointment.
  • High School Diploma
  • Successful completion of a psychological exam and a polygraph exam.
  • Successfully complete a medical examination
  • Successfully pass a thorough background investigation.

Salary Range (dependent on years of experience): $4,634.05 – $5,819.34 per month plus benefits, holiday pay & incentive pay.

To apply and/or obtain applications and position descriptions please contact:

Jennifer Bell
Civil Service Commission, Secretary
Sumas Police Department
433 Cherry St. P.O. Box 9
Sumas, WA 98295


Completed applications, resumes and cover letters must be delivered to Sumas Police Department or emailed to Chief Daniel DeBruin at

The City of Sumas is an Equal Opportunity Employer