Join a police force where you can make a difference in the community you serve, that’s small enough where you can be a part of cases from start to finish, and busy enough to challenge you, keep you constantly learning, and provide professional fulfillment!
Chief Mark Caillier
I am incredibly proud of the men and women of our department who have chosen to serve in this noble profession. Our officers and staff are second to none, making us one of the best departments in the nation.
As the Chief of Police, it is my responsibility to ensure that our employees have the best available training, equipment, physical and mental support, so that we may serve our community to the best of our ability.
The leadership team and I work hard to make the Auburn Police Department a place where people love to come to work because they are valued, respected, and supported.
If you are an individual who enjoys being part of highly trained and motivated team dedicated to serving our community, then I encourage you to apply here at the Auburn Police Department.
Join the Auburn Police Department where you can make a difference in the community you serve, that’s small enough where you can be a part of cases from start to finish, and busy enough to challenge you, keep you constantly learning, and provide professional fulfillment!
Being a part of the Auburn Police Department isn’t just another job – it’s an opportunity to start and build your career in policing and public safety. Earn a spot on (and get pay incentives for): Civil Disturbance Unit, Crime Scene Team (incentive Pay of double time when called), Community Response Team (2%), TAC Officer (2%), Motorcycle Patrol (3%), Collision Investigator (3%), K-9 Officer (3%), Bicycle Patrol (3%), Hostage Negotiator (3%), Valley SWAT (3%), Certified Bi-lingual (3%), Detective (4%), Field Training Officer (5%), and Defensive Tactics Instructor (6%).
Initial assignment will be to the Patrol division where patrol officers work a 10 hour shift; 4 days on, 3 days off, with days off rotating every four months. The days off rotate in a way that allows you to have a portion of the year with weekends off or having holidays off with family. Officers bid for shifts on an annual basis.
We are committed to helping our Officers grow through continuous training opportunities, including at our outdoor firearms range, a mentoring program, shadowing Detectives or other specialties, and promotional track. A new Officer’s base salary starts at $87,530 per year and will increase to $106,415 after five years (with longevity). We also offer pay incentives if you have an Associate’s Degree (4%), Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (6%) or if you want to continue your education while on the force we offer tuition reimbursement.
The Auburn Police Department is state accredited with WASPC and has 139 employees.
Courage: Bravely standing up to danger and adversity
Honor: Serving a noble purpose, we hold this profession in high esteem
Integrity: Our decisions and actions are based on trust and honesty
Professionalism: Our sense of duty to conduct ourselves to the highest level of competence and character.