Join the Team

The men and women of the Sparks Police are dedicated to serving the Sparks community with honor, pride and privilege.  Together, we make up the Sparks Police.  Sworn officers and civilian employees alike are committed to serving our residents, visitors and businesses within the City of Sparks.  We strive to provide quality professional service at all levels of the organization giving respect to all and acting with integrity.  We know and understand that we must be accountable to community in which we serve.  Your Sparks Police is committed to being the leaders in building a strong, safe community.  Find out more about current job openings and view the brochures about jobs at the Sparks Police:

View Current Job Openings

Emergency Communications Dispatcher

Police Assistant

Police Officer


If you have questions about employment with the Sparks Police, contact Support Services (775) 353-2299.

Our Community

How We Serve


Neighborhood Watch Groups


Calls for service in 2015


Senior phone patrol members


Received advocacy services


Hours from volunteers

Notice regarding COVID-19

In an attempt to provide the best service we can to our community, the Sparks Police Department will be implementing several preventative measures to help reduce or prevent the exposure and spread of Covid-19. These changes will begin 11/16/2020. This temporary altering and or reduction in services is only temporary and is designed to help reduce exposure to both our community and our employees. The Sparks Police Department is committed to placing our community first and this is an effort to keep our staff healthy and available to assist our community’s emergent needs. These changes in services are only temporary. Non-Essential Services will be suspended until further notice. All Work Permits Fingerprint Cards Additionally, the following services will be provided online or via mail only until further notice: Criminal History Requests (Online or Mail ONLY) Case Requests (Online or Mail ONLY) Convicted Persons Registration (Online or Mail ONLY) Sex Offender Registration (Online or Mail ONLY) Our front desk will be open by appointment only. We ask for your patience during this time as there may be longer than usual waiting times. For more information please contact the Records Department at (775) 353-2279.

Get more information about how to use Essential Services with Sparks Police