Tulalip Tribal Police department with Chief Chris Sutter and officer.

The Tulalip Tribal Police Department is composed of commissioned and non-commissioned staff members, with a variety of sworn and civilian employment opportunities.

The department is committed to community-oriented policing to meet the needs of the community. Tulalip Tribal Police continues to implement solutions, provide a challenging work environment, and encourage continued learning and development throughout our employees’ careers.

For current positions at Tulalip Tribal Police Department, click here.

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The Tulalip Tribal Police Department is proud to provide employees with excellent comprehensive benefits, including:

  • Base Salary
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Dependent Coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Optional Flexible/Spending Accounts
  • Training Opportunities
  • Paid Education Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Vacation
  • Sick Leave
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Jury Duty
  • Volunteer Leave
  • 401K Savings Plans
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Free Parking
  • Employee Day
  • Christmas Party
  • Holiday Luncheons
Tulalip Tribal Police department offers civilian employment opportunities.


The Tulalip Tribal Police Department offers civilian employment opportunities whose responsibilities may include communications/dispatch, boat operations, marina security, records management, evidence management, recruitment, administrative investigations, or provide administrative support. Civilian employees work together with sworn officers to enhance our tradition of excellent service to all. These areas of employment include:

  • Office Management
  • Records Management
  • Professional Standards
  • Communications
  • Evidence
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Sworn Police Officers

If you are motivated, possess integrity, excellent communication skills, and a strong work ethic, we encourage you to pursue a career as a Tulalip Tribal Police Officer. The department offers opportunities for career development, promotions, and a wide range of challenging and rewarding special assignments, including:

  • Patrol Officer
  • K-9 Handler
  • Fish & Wildlife Officer
  • School Resource Officer
  • Detective
  • Field Training Officer
  • Drug Task Force
  • Emergency Response Team (ERT)

For current positions at Tulalip Tribal Police Department, click here.