Hiring Process

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of the Kent Police Department to strive for equal opportunity employment for all candidates for entry level and promotional opportunities. This policy shall include active recruiting efforts, efforts to develop all eligible employee’s skills and abilities to encourage promotional opportunities and recommendations to the appropriate authorities of techniques which may assist in equal opportunity efforts.

The Kent Police Department provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetics or military status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The City of Kent complies with applicable federal, state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the City has employees.


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