Police Officer Jobs in Modesto, CA

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City of Turlock - Turlock, CA (15 miles from Modesto, CA)
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Clerical experience working in a law enforcement agency....
6 days ago
California State University - Turlock, CA (15 miles from Modesto, CA)
Under the general supervision of the Police Lieutenant, and day to day direction of the Police Sergeant, sworn Police Officers provide public safety services on and near campus and perform a wide variety...
25 days ago
City of Lathrop - Lathrop, CA (19 miles from Modesto, CA)
Background Investigation: Appointment to the position is contingent upon the successful completion of the background check by the City of Lathrop and includes a background investigation by the San Joaquin...
60+ days ago

Demographic Data for Modesto, 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...

Community Policing - Course
Community Policing from an American Indian perspective. This course offers a great overview of how Native communities can benefit from the management philosophy of Community Policing. Community...

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 Officer Jobs in Modesto, CA

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

$74,877

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Police Officers in Modesto, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (31.9%)
  • High School or GED (25.4%)
  • 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 Modesto, 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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