The Nelson Police Department is currently hiring experienced, sworn exempt police officers. 

The current salary for a First-Class Constable is $107,463.37, with increases of 3% in 2024 and 2025. For more information regarding employment with the Nelson Police Department please contact the Chief Constable’s Office at 250-505-5653 or send an email to with your cover letter and resume.

Current serving police officers from outside of Canada do not qualify as an exempt officer candidate. Non-Canadian police officers would enter into the candidate selection process as a new recruit. New recruit applicants from outside of Canada must have Permanent Residence/Landed Immigrant status for a minimum period of 2 years to apply.

The Nelson Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity in the workplace.

For your safety and the safety of others, you will be required to demonstrate proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 prior to beginning work with the Nelson Police Department. 

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  1. Nelson Police Department

    Physical Address
    606 Stanley Street
    Nelson, BC V1L 1N4

    Fax: 250-354-4179
    Emergency Phone: 911