Police Officer Jobs in Los Altos, CA

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City of San Jose, CA - San Jose, CA (14 miles from Los Altos, CA)
Background: submit to a personal background investigation as required by the Police Department....
3 days ago
City of Hayward, CA - Hayward, CA (21 miles from Los Altos, CA)
Operations and procedures of a law enforcement office. Recordkeeping principles and procedures. Pertinent codes, public record acts and penal code sections....
3 days ago
City of Hayward - Hayward, CA (21 miles from Los Altos, CA)
Operations and procedures of a law enforcement office. Recordkeeping principles and procedures. Pertinent codes, public record acts and penal code sections....
6 days ago
Foothill-DeAnza Community College District - Los Altos, CA
The position includes continual updated training in many areas including POST law enforcement duties, Federal mandates, State mandates, Community Policing, law enforcement specialization, cultural diversity...
10 days ago
City of San Leandro - San Leandro, CA (24 miles from Los Altos, CA)
The selected candidate will be subjected to a background investigation which may include, but not be limited to, a personal history assessment, polygraph, criminal history check, financial background...
11 days ago
Stanford University - Stanford, CA (4 miles from Los Altos, CA)
Public Safety Officers (PSO) support the overall public safety mission of the Stanford Department of Public Safety by performing a variety of functions....
14 days ago
City of Sunnyvale, CA - Sunnyvale, CA (7 miles from Los Altos, CA)
safety lieutenant or captain, attends police academy and learns to perform a wide range of public safety work involving the protection of life and property including law enforcement, crime prevention...
18 days ago
City of San Jose, CA - San Jose, CA (14 miles from Los Altos, CA)
enforcement ability to remain calm and use judgment and initiative in an emergency situation customer service - demonstrates the ability to anticipate customers' needs and deliver services effectively...
20 days ago
City of Hayward, CA - Hayward, CA (21 miles from Los Altos, CA)
Upon appointment to Police Officer, duties may include a wide variety of law enforcement assignments such as: patrol, traffic control, criminal and juvenile investigation, and radio communication....
22 days ago
City of Hayward - Hayward, CA (21 miles from Los Altos, CA)
Upon appointment to Police Officer, duties may include a wide variety of law enforcement assignments such as: patrol, traffic control, criminal and juvenile investigation, and radio communication....
24 days ago
City of Milpitas, CA - Milpitas, CA (18 miles from Los Altos, CA)
THE POSITION Police Officers serve a diverse community by performing law enforcement and crime prevention duties, which include but are not limited to: controlling traffic flow, conducting investigative...
25 days ago
Department of Veterans Affairs - San Bruno, CA (23 miles from Los Altos, CA)
You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position: Arrest Criminal Investigation First Response Interpersonal Skills Public Safety and Security Security Experience refers to paid and...
28 days ago
Department of Veterans Affairs - Palo Alto, CA (5 miles from Los Altos, CA)
You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position: Arrest Criminal Investigation First Response Interpersonal Skills Public Safety and Security Security Experience refers to paid and...
28 days ago
Department of Veterans Affairs - Palo Alto, CA (5 miles from Los Altos, CA)
Supervises a team of police sergeants, police officers, detectives and other law enforcement staff, who carry out day-to-day, routine crime suppression and investigative functions....
28 days ago
Command Security Corp - Milpitas, CA (18 miles from Los Altos, CA)
Responsibilities Guard, patrol, and monitor industrial or commercial premises to prevent safety hazards, theft, violence, or infractions of the rule Provide escort services for occupants of client property...
30+ days ago

Demographic Data for Los Altos, CA

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Police Officer 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...

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...

Constitutional Oriented Policing
In a profession where cases and controversies surround freedom of expression, bearing of arms, illegal search and seizure, the excessive use of force, overcrowding of jails, and the reversal of...

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Salary for Police Officer Jobs in Los Altos, CA

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

$107,092

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Police Officers in Los Altos, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.0%)
  • High School or GED (25.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.4%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.5%)
  • Master's Degree (9.2%)
  • 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 Los Altos, 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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