Police Officer Jobs in Palo Alto, CA

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Amtrak - Oakland, CA (23 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
Current related experience as a police officer or similar law enforcement experience....
9 hours ago
City of San Jose - San Jose, CA (15 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
Submit to and successfully pass a comprehensive background investigation as required by the SJPD....
4 hours ago
City of Mountain View, CA - Mountain View, CA (5 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
Job PDF: 2020.09.16 JA Police Officer-Lateral.pdf Special Instructions Are You Ready? Apply....
4 days ago
City of Union City, CA - Union City, CA (12 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
Learn the principles, practices, procedures, laws and ordinances, terminology and operation of equipment used in law enforcement and crime prevention and investigation....
6 days ago
Mountain View, CA (5 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
Police Officer Lateral Job Details Police Officer Lateral This listing closes on 11/15/2020 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada); Tijuana....
7 days ago
City of East Palo Alto, CA - East Palo Alto, CA (1 mile from Palo Alto, CA)
enforcement and crime prevention techniques, physical fitness and first aid; proper handling and firing of firearms; radio codes and dispatching procedures; public contact skills; interviewing and...
8 days ago
Stanford, CA (1 mile from Palo Alto, CA)
investigation Must have a high school diploma or equivalent Must be 18 years of age or older as required by applicable law With or without reasonable accommodation, the physical and mental requirements...
9 days ago
Foothill-De Anza Community College District - Los Altos, CA (5 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
Coordinate with local law enforcement agencies and weapon ranges for training and use of facilities....
9 days ago
City of Pacifica, CA - Pacifica, CA (21 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
Maintains effective working relationships with other law enforcement agencies, employees and the public....
11 days ago
San Jose State University - San Jose, CA (16 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
Police Officer Police Officers for the San Jose State University Police Department are fully sworn State of California peace officers per 830.2(c) PC and are part of the California State University...
12 days ago
San Jose State University - San Jose, CA (16 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
Police Officer Cadet The Police Officer Cadet position exists specifically for the purpose of training the incumbent to develop the minimum qualifications necessary to become a sworn police officer....
12 days ago
San Jose State University - San Jose, CA (15 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
Police Officer Police Officers for the San Jose State University Police Department are fully sworn State of California peace officers per 830.2(c) PC and are part of the California State University...
12 days ago
San Jose State University - San Jose, CA (15 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
Police Officer Cadet The Police Officer Cadet position exists specifically for the purpose of training the incumbent to develop the minimum qualifications necessary to become a sworn police officer....
12 days ago
City of Pacifica - Pacifica, CA (21 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
Maintains effective working relationships with other law enforcement agencies, employees and the public....
13 days ago
City Of East Palo Alto Police Department - Palo Alto, CA
Police Commander City of East Palo Alto Police Department Application Attachments: Please include your resume and up to two additional documents. Add File The application opened in a new tab. By...
19 days ago

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Highest Education Level

Police Officers in Palo Alto, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (30.7%)
  • High School or GED (26.7%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.1%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.8%)
  • 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 Palo Alto, 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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