Renton Police Offering $40K Hiring Bonus To Experienced Officers

The Renton Police Department is just shy of its budgeted 133 officers, with 128 hired so far, but with a $40,000 bonus for experienced new hires, the department wants to grow.

During the Renton City Council Public Safety Committee meeting May 13, the RPD presented a slideshow detailing how many people applied to the force, how many tested, how many people got past each stage of hiring, the diversity of the force, and other aspects addressing the makeup of the force and the hiring process.

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