Police Chief Jobs in California

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City of Dos Palos - Dos Palos, CA
The Department is a generalist law enforcement agency with duties that include all aspects of police work....
3 days ago
Yuba City California - Yuba City, CA
Confer with citizens and City officials on law enforcement problems and assist in the development of innovative municipal law enforcement policies....
6 days ago
City of Modesto, CA - Modesto, CA
Technical and administrative phases of crime prevention and law enforcement, including investigation and identification, patrol, traffic control, animal control, records management, care and custody...
6 days ago
City of Porterville Police Department - Porterville, CA
The Chief works in cooperation with other department management on special projects requiring technical expertise and advise in law enforcement and crime prevention, as well as other activities, as...
6 days ago
City of Modesto - Modesto, CA
Technical and administrative phases of crime prevention and law enforcement, including investigation and identification, patrol, traffic control, animal control, records management, care and custody...
7 days ago
Mt. San Antonio College - Walnut, CA
Law enforcement principles, practices, and techniques related to patrol, traffic enforcement, crime scene control and investigation, and protection of life and property. 7....
12 days ago
City of Yuba City - Yuba City, CA
The Position Under the limited direction of the City Manager, the Chief of Police leads, plans, directs and coordinates, the activities of the Police Department; provides highly responsible and...
16 days ago
Yuba City California - Yuba City, CA
. • Confer with citizens and City officials on law enforcement problems and assist in the development of innovative municipal law enforcement policies. • Attend county, area and State police conferences...
17 days ago
City Of Oroville - Oroville, CA
Confers with citizens and City officials on law enforcement problems. Ensures the development and implementation of effective crime prevention and educational programs....
20 days ago
Southwestern College - Chula Vista, CA
The report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention; public safety authority; crime reporting policies; programs to prevent dating...
24 days ago
City of San Leandro - San Leandro, CA
The Position To view the recruitment bulletin, please click here. The closing date for this recruitment is midnight, Sunday, June 6, 2021. To be considered for this opportunity, upload a...
3 days ago
MiraCosta College - Oceanside, CA
Community Policing and Crime Reduction Coordinate the departments community-oriented policing and direct crime prevention programs....
30+ days ago
MiraCosta Community College - Oceanside, CA
Community Policing and Crime Reduction Coordinate the departments community-oriented policing and direct crime prevention programs....
30+ days ago
Sacramento State - Sacramento, CA
This position is critical, as the police chief is accountable for much more than oversight of officers and campus law enforcement....
45+ days ago
City of Signal Hill - Signal Hill, CA
Ability to successfully pass an extensive background investigation....
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for California

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37,249,464
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Police Chief Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Understanding and Managing the Stresses of Police Work
Policing has always been psychological challenging. On any given shift police officers may encounter a range of psychological challenges including domestic violence, interacting with people...

What Every Provider Should Know: High Risk Chief Complaints
Managing Emergencies: What Every Doctor Must Know features high quality video lectures, online case scenarios with questions and discussion groups, and a hands-on skills workshop. A detailed...

Intermediate Community Policing
This course helps tribal police departments by building awareness. The five-part course introduces the social developmental skill building required for tribal communities to investigate domestic...

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Salary for Police Chief Jobs in California

This is the average annual salary for Police Chief jobs in California as reported by the BLS.

$159,063

Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Police Chiefs in California offer the following education background
  • Master's Degree (33.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (9.8%)
  • High School or GED (8.2%)
  • Vocational or Certification (7.6%)
  • Doctorate Degree (5.7%)
  • Some College (2.4%)
  • Some High School (0.3%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Police Chiefs in California
  • None (36.7%)
  • 4-6 years (12.9%)
  • 2-4 years (11.1%)
  • 10+ years (9.7%)
  • 8-10 years (9.0%)
  • 1-2 years (8.8%)
  • 6-8 years (6.9%)
  • Less than 1 year (4.9%)

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