Police Officers Wanted


By Brittany Cooper

Twin Falls, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) Twin Falls is still looking for candidates to join the city's finest.

Being a police officer is no easy task and for about a year, the department has been seeking applications.

Currently, Twin Falls has openings for six new police officers. The department also developed a lateral officer program, attracting applicants from as far away as Las Vegas and California.

Not everyone who applies is required to have donned the badge before.

New applicants to law enforcement are encouraged to apply.

"We'll be looking for a person who has a willingness to learn, strong moral values and integrity, to be able to work in a demanding environment, but also have a willingness to serve people in the community," adds Josh Palmer, PIO, City of Twin Falls.

For certified officers, the starting wage is between $1480 and $1600 bi–weekly, depending on years of experience.

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