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Sworn Officer Recruiting

The Bellevue Police Department is currently looking for qualified police officer candidates. Registration to apply for the August 2015 testing event is now open.  Applicants must register to participate in the written and physical agility exams at   

The Bellevue Police Department offers:

• A chance to earn an excellent salary
• Full medical benefits for the entire family
• An opportunity to make an important contribution to your community
• A career which is based on service, integrity, and pride

The Bellevue Police Department invites you to apply to become a part of its professional organization. The department currently employs 98 sworn officers and 20 civilians.

Job opportunities within the department include:
• Uniformed Patrol

• Narcotics / Fugitive / Gang Enforcement
• Bicycle Patrol
• Criminal Investigations
• Youth Services / Child Crimes
• Special Services Unit
• School Resource Officer
• Motorcycle Patrol
• S.W.A.T. Team
• K9 Handler

The Bellevue Police Department utilizes the latest in law enforcement equipment, and supports a continued training program that is on the cutting edge in the police profession.


The officers of the Bellevue Police Department serve under a contract negotiated by the Bellevue Police Officer's Association (BPOA). Police Officer salaries currently range from $33,508 to $63,564.80 yearly.

Other benefits include:
• Paid vacation
• Worked holidays paid at 2 1/2 times
• Sick leave
• Uniform allowance
• Furnished uniforms and equipment
• Education incentive
• Tuition assistance
• Retirement plan
• Health insurance
• Promotions based on merit


Applicants should possess at least a high school diploma or GED and be at least 21 years old at the time of academy graduation. Applicants should have no felony or serious misdemeanor arrests, be physically fit, and be of good moral character. A college degree is preferred, but not mandatory. Military service is also given consideration. The Bellevue Police Department is an equal opportunity employer.


The Bellevue Police Department works with Morrow & Associates to coordinate all applicant processing.  Morrow & Associates coordinates your registration and administers both a written and physical agility exam. These are the first steps in starting a career with our department. To register with Morrow & Associates, you can contact them at, or by calling (402) 330-1019. The exam process is conducted several times per year.

For more information on career opportunities as a sworn law enforcement officer with the Bellevue Police Department, contact the Office of Professional Standards at:

Bellevue Police Department
Office of Professional Standards

1510 Wall Street
Bellevue, NE 68005
(402) 293-3106
Fax (402) 293-3090
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