Salary and Benefits

As a valued member of the Bellevue Police Department, you earn salary and benefits competitive with (or better than) most other police departments. It’s one of the reasons we’re able to attract and select high-quality individuals.

A new Ford Interceptor SUV Patrol Car started service for the City of Bellevue Police Department in 2016.

Salary and Incentives


Overtime Opportunities

  • Special events
  • Patrol shift fill
  • Traffic control and flagging
  • DUI emphasis patrols
  • Traffic emphasis patrols
  • Dignitary visits

In full uniform, a BPD officer stands tall.

How Vacation Time Accrues

  • 0 through 4 years of service: 8.7 hours per month
  • 5 through 9 years of service: 10.7 hours per month
  • 10 through 14 years of service: 12.7 hours per month
  • 15 through 20 years of service: 14.7 hours per month
  • 21 years and beyond: One day for each year of service
  • Lateral hires will accrue leave based on their cumulative law enforcement experience.

Paid Time Off

Whether you work the following holidays or not, you accrue an additional 120 hours of paid time off for the following holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • MLK Day
  • President’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Fourth of July
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veteran's Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Friday after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day

Health and Retirement

The Bellevue Police Department provides you and your family with some of the best healthcare coverage in the country. Our group plans contain a variety of options that include medical, dental and vision care. We also offer a generous pension, 401k and additional retirement options. Contact our offices for details.

And for the full details, review the official Bellevue Police Officers Guild contract linked below:

Bellevue Police Officers Guild contract 2018-2020

Memorandum of Understanding

The City of Bellevue is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce.