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City of Carlsbad

8,588.78 - $83,369.52 Annually

The Carlsbad Police Department is currently accepting applications for Lateral and Academy Graduate Police Officer candidates. For more information, please visit and view our job opportunities. Read More »


County of Sonoma

$33.03 - $40.14 Hourly

Sheriff’s Office seeks deputies for several vacancies! Recent completion of POST is req.  Apply ASAP! To view the complete details & apply online, visit us at or call HR @ (707) 565-2331.  EOE Read More »


City of Sunnyvale

Salary: $62,832.22 - $80,191.28 Annually

The City of Sunnyvale invites applications for Community Services Officer. Under general supervision this position provides assistance to sworn Public Safety Officers by performing a variety of low risk, field and office Department of Public Safety support functions. The position is non-sworn and does not carry a firearm. The City of Sunnyvale provides an excellent benefits package. A […] Read More »


San Diego Community College District

Applications are currently being accepted for two Community College Police Officer positions. To apply, visit: SDCCD is an Equal Opportunity Employer Read More »


Los Angeles World Airports

$128,244.96 - $187,481.52

QUALIFICATIONS Candidates must possess superior leadership skills with at least 2 years of full-time paid experience as an Airport Police Captain or as a commanding officer (Captain or above) managing the internal inspection process, patrol, traffic, safety, or security activities and operation of a law enforcement agency. Experience or background in Special Weapons & Tactics […] Read More »


City of Modesto

Police Officer (Lateral)
$63,563.40 - $77,261.76 Annually
($82,885.68 with Advanced POST and Uniform Allowance)
Police Officer Trainee
$57,585.36 - $69,995.28 Annually

Hiring Incentives Now Available! The Modesto Police Department is hiring! We are looking for candidates who are ready to take the challenge and work for one of Northern California’s premier law enforcement agencies. Apply on line at City application required. The City of Modesto is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Read More »


City of Newark

$7,497 – $9,113 /month, Total Compensation

The Newark Police Department is currently accepting applications for Lateral and Academy Graduate Police Officer candidates. For more information, please visit and search for City of Newark. Closes July 1, 2015. Read More »


City of Palm Springs

$91,503 Annually (Top Step)

$185 monthly uniform/cell phone allowance. Additional 5% pay after 2 years + Intermediate POST or AA Degree, additional 5% pay after 3 years + Advanced POST or Bachelor’s Degree. Must be currently employed as a California sworn Police Officer OR have been in service for a minimum of one year in the past three years […] Read More »

Santa Rosa PD

Santa Rosa Police Department

$36.36 - $46.35 Hourly
$6,302.17 - $8,034.83 Monthly
$75,626.00 - $96,418.00 Annually
+ up to 24% incentive pay!

Qualified laterals may be eligible for up to TOP step in the salary range! We offer a variety of specialized assignments with 2.5% – 5% Premium Pay such as: Accident Investigator, Canine Unit, Crisis Negotiations Unit, Detective, Environmental Crimes Unit, and S.W.A.T, Motorcycle Traffic Officer, Field Training Officer, School Resource Officer. Contact 707-543-HIRE or visit […] Read More »

Nevada City Police Department

Nevada City

Salary Range: $3,782.06 - $4,776.41

Qualifications:  Basic POST academy or have completed Basic POST waiver process; HS diploma or equivalency; possess a valid CADL. For application and full job recruitment visit Submit resume and application by June 12, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. Nevada City Hall 317 Broad Street, Nevada City CA 95959 Attn: HR, or email Read More »


City of Martinez

$5,321-$6,446/mo, $30.69 - $37.19/hr + exc bnfts

Patrols beat in enforcement of law & order; special assignments; other duties. Req’d: 18 yrs, High Sch grad/eqv, CDL w/good record, able to pass physical & drug screen, psychological test, and background investigation. Must have 20/100 vision, or better, correctable to 20/30. POST basic cert or POST academy grad. See flyer for full details. EOE. […] Read More »


City of Anaheim

Effective July 3, 2015, the salary range will be $173,655.00 - $238,776.00 Annually.

The Anaheim Police Dept is seeking an innovative law enforcement professional to serve as one of the Department’s Deputy Chiefs of Police. The mission of the department is to maintain order, protect the community and prevent crime by delivering prompt, professional and high quality police service. The Deputy Chief will direct, manage, plan, supervise and […] Read More »

Willliams PD

City of Williams

The yearly salary range is $80,000 - $95,000 DOQ.

The Williams Police Department is currently accepting applications for Chief of Police Please refer to the link below for job flyer and application Submit resume and application marked CONFIDENTIAL by June 30, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. Attn: Frank Kennedy, City Administrator Williams City Hall 810 E Street / P.O. Box 310 Williams, CA 95987 […] Read More »


City of Sutter Creek

Salary Range: $86,772 to $105,471

The historic City of Sutter Creek- the Jewel of the Motherlode- has an exciting career opportunity for a dynamic and forward thinking Chief of Police. The preferred candidate will possess a management style that emphasizes high ethical standards, accountability, communication, teamwork and collaboration. The Chief must be a highly visible, uniformed member of the Police […] Read More »


City of Benicia

City of Benicia is hiring Laterals, Academy Graduates, and Academy Students. Competitive pay and benefits. We plan to hire at least 5 new officers in summer/fall of 2015, so interested candidates should apply immediately. Salary includes up to $86,352 annual base pay plus additional education pay of 3.5% for Associates Degree or Intermediate POST; 5% […] Read More »


City of Port Hueneme

Salary $5,691 - $7,400 + Generous Benefits

The City of Port Hueneme is currently recruiting for a Police Officer and accepting Lateral and Academy graduates.The City is establishing an eligibility list and will interview the first round of applicants when an adequate number is received. A City application is required. For more info or to submit your application visit, or contact […] Read More »


Santa Monica College

$5,165 - $6,278 Monthly

Please visit for job description, requirements and on-line application. Application deadline: CONTINUOUS. Read More »


City of Bishop

Salary: $5403-$6227 per month
Excellent benefit package

The City of Bishop is accepting applications for the position of full time Police Officer (Basic Post Academy Grad or Lateral). For applications and further information please contact: Pam Galvin, Bishop Police Department, 207 W. Line, Bishop, CA 93514, (760) 873-5823. Email: or visit our webpage at EOE Read More »


Sonoma County Sheriff's Department

$26.47 - $32.17 Hourly

Sheriff’s Office seeks exp emergency law enforcement dispatchers! Related exp req. Apply ASAP! To view the complete details & apply online, visit us at or call HR @ (707) 565-2331. EOE Read More »


Mammoth Lakes

The Town of Mammoth Lakes is hiring two Administrative positions in the Police Department: Records Supervisor and Executive Assistant to the Police Chief. Both positions require a person who is resourceful, autonomous, adaptable, detail-oriented, and a team player. The Mammoth Police Department is a tight-knit department and these are crucial positions at the center of it all! Read More »

City Of Carmel By The Sea

City of Carmel-by-the-Sea

Salary: $6,722 - $8,172
(Salary can increase based on incentives)

Under direction from the Commander and Chief of Police: oversee and participate in all work activities, related to the enforcement of laws, the prevention of crimes, general investigations of crimes, accidents, and cases; to coordinate investigations with other agencies. Read More »