Patrol Recruitment

The Winnemucca Police Department is currently accepting applications for:


Applications are always accepted by the Winnemucca Police Department. Testing is typically conducted quarterly, but there could be more testing dates held depending on the needs of the department.

The projected testing dates for 2020 will be January 11th, April 11th, August 15th and December 12th. These dates are subject to change. We frequently post information about upcoming testing in the Humboldt Sun newspaper and on our social media pages (Facebook and Twitter). We encourage you to visit our website ( for information about police officer salaries and benefits.  If you have any additional recruitment related questions, feel free to email our department at or call 775-623-6396.

Written and Physical testing will be held on the aforementioned dates at the Winnemucca Police Department.

Qualified Applicants Must Possess:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Nevada driver’s license; or ability to

obtain a valid Nevada Driver’s License by date of hire

  • 21 years of age
  • United States Citizen
  • No felony or domestic violence convictions

The Winnemucca Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer, we do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion or disability and welcome applications from all candidates meeting the above listed criteria. Reasonable accommodations will be made for those with disabilities.

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