Police Officer Jobs in Fountain Valley, CA

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City of Fullerton - Fullerton, CA (11 miles from Fountain Valley, CA)
Applicants considered for appointment as a Police Officer Trainee will be subject to an in-depth background investigation including a polygraph examination....
2 days ago
City of Anaheim - Anaheim, CA (8 miles from Fountain Valley, CA)
Qualifications Knowledge of: City, state and federal laws, statutes, ordinances and court decisions; departmental policies; criminal investigations principles and practices; law enforcement crime prevention...
1 day ago
City of Anaheim - Anaheim, CA (9 miles from Fountain Valley, CA)
Qualifications Knowledge of: City, state and federal laws, statutes, ordinances and court decisions; departmental policies; criminal investigations principles and practices; law enforcement crime prevention...
1 hour ago
City Of Costa Mesa - Newport Beach, CA (10 miles from Fountain Valley, CA)
* Yes * No 06 Do you have work experience within a public safety or law enforcement agency? * Yes * No 07 Can you type at a speed of at least 40 WPM?...
2 days ago
City of Buena Park - Buena Park, CA (9 miles from Fountain Valley, CA)
Would you like to be part of a team that believes in investing in partnerships with the community, proactive crime prevention, community education, and overall effective law enforcement work?...
3 days ago
City of Fountain Valley - Fountain Valley, CA
Police Officers must be able to work rotating shifts, evenings, holidays, and weekends as assigned....
5 days ago
City of Newport Beach, CA - Newport Beach, CA (10 miles from Fountain Valley, CA)
Be of good moral character, as determined by a thorough background investigation....
5 days ago
City of Costa Mesa - Costa Mesa, CA (3 miles from Fountain Valley, CA)
Experience in a public safety agency is highly desirable. REQUISITE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL LEVELS: Considerable knowledge of modern office methods, procedures and practices....
6 days ago
City of Signal Hill - Signal Hill, CA (14 miles from Fountain Valley, CA)
Under general supervision, performs law enforcement and crime prevention work; controls traffic flow and enforces state and local traffic regulations; performs investigative work, and performs a variety...
7 days ago
Mt. San Antonio College - Walnut, CA (21 miles from Fountain Valley, CA)
A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade and two (2) full-time equivalent years of public safety, security, law enforcement,...
12 days ago
El Camino College - Torrance, CA (22 miles from Fountain Valley, CA)
QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: The use and care of standard police firearms. Basic criminal law. Interview techniques. Techniques of criminal investigations....
12 days ago
City of Laguna Beach - Laguna Beach, CA (14 miles from Fountain Valley, CA)
safety and traffic laws, regulations and ordinances; performs crime prevention and investigation work to protect life and property; discusses problems, complaints and violations with citizens, residents...
14 days ago
City of Laguna Beach - Laguna Beach, CA (15 miles from Fountain Valley, CA)
safety and traffic laws, regulations and ordinances; performs crime prevention and investigation work to protect life and property; discusses problems, complaints and violations with citizens, residents...
15 days ago
City of Montebello - Montebello, CA (22 miles from Fountain Valley, CA)
The philosophy of the Cadet program is to prepare the Cadet for future employment in law enforcement....
21 days ago
City Pomona - Pomona, CA (21 miles from Fountain Valley, CA)
Knowledge of: Police methods and procedures including patrol, crime prevention, traffic control, investigation and identification techniques....
24 days ago

Demographic Data for Fountain Valley, CA

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Police Officer Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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Salary for Police Officer Jobs in Fountain Valley, CA

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

$88,596

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Highest Education Level

Police Officers in Fountain Valley, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (31.8%)
  • High School or GED (25.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.4%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.5%)
  • Master's Degree (9.1%)
  • 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 Fountain Valley, 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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