The Kalispell Police Department is always looking for ethical, energetic, compassionate, intelligent, problem solving people interested in a position with a progressive community policing department. View current job openings and testing dates.


The Kalispell Police Department offers many career enhancement opportunities to its officers. The department features assignments to:

  • Bike patrol
  • Canine officer
  • Crime scene investigation team
  • Drug investigation
  • Field training officers
  • Investigation
  • Patrol
  • School resource officer
  • Special response team
  • Special traffic enforcement


All police officer candidates (including lateral transfers) must successfully complete each portion of the testing process conducted by the Kalispell Police Department on the day of testing. This includes written testing, Montana Physical Abilities Test (MPAT) and a personal history questionnaire.