Become a Gresham Police Officer 

Officers with MotorThe Gresham Police Department offers competitive compensation and benefits

Make a Difference

Gresham is the fourth largest city in Oregon.  As a mid-sized agency, the Police Department continues to grow to meet the challenges of a growing community.  Gresham police officers are frequently called upon to work cooperatively with other metropolitan agencies to address criminal behavior, quality of life issues and crime trends.  Gresham police officers have a variety of professional opportunities and experiences within the Police Department and with regional task forces and teams.

The safety and comfort that Gresham residents enjoy can be directly attributed to the community's leadership, effective implementation of public safety resources, and performance of its police officers.

Employment Center | Life In Gresham

Police Job and Career Opportunities

Specialty assignments:

  • DetectivesHonor Guard
  • K9 Unit
  • Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT)
  • Metropolitan Explosives Disposal Unit (Bomb Squad)
  • Gang Enforcement Team
  • Special Enforcement Team (SET)
  • Child Abuse Investigation Team
  • Field Training Officers
  • Traffic Officer/ Motors
  • Honor Guard
  • School Resource Officers
  • Training Instructors

For information on testing and future testing dates visit our employment center

For more information about a career with the Police Department contact: 

Police Sergeant William Smith
William.Smith@GreshamOregon.gov
503-618-2396

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