Police Officer Jobs in Compton, CA

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MLKCH - Los Angeles, CA (6 miles from Compton, CA)
enforcement agencies Other duties as assigned by a Public Safety Supervisor or above Requirements POSITION REQUIREMENTS A....
22 hours ago
Pasadena City College - Pasadena, CA (19 miles from Compton, CA)
Work Schedule: Rotating shift NOTE: Incumbents in this class are sworn community police officers per penal code 830.32a and Education Code 72330 and must meet selection standards pursuant to the commission...
2 days ago
CITY OF INGLEWOOD - Inglewood, CA (8 miles from Compton, CA)
Experience working in a law enforcement environment is desirable....
2 days ago
City of Pasadena - Pasadena, CA (19 miles from Compton, CA)
The Pasadena Police Department is looking for individuals who are enthusiastic and motivated to join our World Class law enforcement agency....
5 hours ago
University California - Los Angeles, CA (6 miles from Compton, CA)
Details Posted: October 15, 2020 Location: Los Angeles, California Show Map Salary: Open Categories: Security/Public Safety, Staff/Administrative Police Officer University of California Los Angeles...
3 days ago
Orange, CA (23 miles from Compton, CA)
Southeast Patrol is looking to add an additional patrol officer to the Inland Empire and La county patrol areas....
3 days ago
Anaheim, CA (16 miles from Compton, CA)
(must obtain within 90 days) Posses a valid firearm permit issued by B.S.i.S. (for armed officers) Clean driving record. No felony or immoral misdemeanor convictions....
4 days ago
Anaheim, CA (16 miles from Compton, CA)
(must obtain within 90 days) Posses a valid firearm permit issued by B.S.i.S. (for armed officers) Clean driving record. No felony or immoral misdemeanor convictions....
4 days ago
Los Angeles, CA (6 miles from Compton, CA)
FRIDAY and SATURDAY from 7:00pm to 3:00am for vehicle patrol needed!!!!!...
4 days ago
City of Redondo Beach - Redondo Beach, CA (8 miles from Compton, CA)
Police Cadets who are being actively recruited or are in the processing stages of hiring for a law enforcement career may also remain in the Police Cadet program....
6 days ago
City of Pasadena - Pasadena, CA (19 miles from Compton, CA)
Start your career in law enforcement with the Pasadena Police Department!...
6 days ago
City of Pasadena, CA - Pasadena, CA (19 miles from Compton, CA)
Start your career in law enforcement with the Pasadena Police Department!...
6 days ago
City of Baldwin Park - Baldwin Park, CA (21 miles from Compton, CA)
Maintain physical evidence in criminal investigations; safeguards evidence and other property....
7 days ago
California State University Office Of The Chancellor - Los Angeles, CA (6 miles from Compton, CA)
until filled Benefits Link: Public Safety (Unit 8) Link to Apply Online: ......
9 days ago
City of Placentia - Placentia, CA (22 miles from Compton, CA)
investigation methods, identification methods; crime prevention principles, use of police records, and law enforcement practices; self-defense methods and physical restraint techniques; radio codes...
9 days ago

Demographic Data for Compton, CA

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Salary for Police Officer Jobs in Compton, CA

This is the average annual salary for Police Officer jobs in Compton, CA as reported by the BLS.

$88,596

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Highest Education Level

Police Officers in Compton, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (30.9%)
  • High School or GED (26.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.2%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.7%)
  • Master's Degree (8.9%)
  • Some College (3.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.3%)
  • Some High School (1.0%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Police Officers in Compton, CA
  • None (45.2%)
  • Less than 1 year (30.7%)
  • 2-4 years (12.7%)
  • 4-6 years (6.6%)
  • 1-2 years (4.8%)

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