NLVPD Recruiting

Lateral Recruitment

Lateral Recruitment

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Already a Police Officer with another Agency in Nevada, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, California, Arizona, Utah, or Hawaii?

The North Las Vegas Police Department is actively looking for lateral police officers to join our rapidly growing department with many opportunities for career growth and advancement.

-Lateral Officers start at an advanced step of pay (57,008.00 annually).

-Lateral Officers have a modified selection process that does not involve taking the entry level written examination.

-Lateral Officers do not have to attend an academy (out of state officers must pass the Nevada POST reciprocity exam and obtain an Nevada POST Category I Certificate).

-Lateral Officers participate in an abbreviated training period prior to entering the Field Training Program (FTO).


North Las Vegas is located at the northern tip of the Las Vegas Valley and is one of Nevada’s fastest growing cities. North Las Vegas occupies 100.48 square miles in Clark County, is enjoying dynamic growth, and is a unique community to live, work, and play. North Las Vegas is “Your Community of Choice”.

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