Police Officer Jobs in Palo Alto, CA

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Police Recruit Trainee

  • City of San Leandro
  • San Leandro, CA (18 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
  • 1 day ago
to Police Officer classification....

Police Officer Lateral

  • City of Palo Alto, CA
  • Palo Alto, CA
  • 21 hours ago
Description LOOKING FOR EXPERIENCED POLICE OFFICER LATERALS! Continue your career in law enforcement by joining the Palo Alto Police Department and make a difference in the Palo Alto Community!...

Police Records Specialist I/II

  • City of Palo Alto
  • Palo Alto, CA
  • 1 day ago
databases, completing legally mandated reports, and other duties related to law enforcement....

Public Safety Officer (2 Positions Available)

  • San Mateo Community College DIstrict
  • Redwood City, CA (5 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
  • 16 hours ago
Under general supervision, the employee patrols college and District Office grounds, parking lots, buildings and properties, directs traffic, enforces parking regulations, investigates complaints and...

Public Safety Officer University

  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, CA (1 mile from Palo Alto, CA)
  • 5 days ago
Public Safety Officer Stanford University in Stanford, CA Type: Full-Time Posted: 08/04/2022 Category: Police and Public Safety Public Safety Officer's (PSO) support the overall public safety mission...

Public Safety Officer

  • Stanford University
  • Palo Alto, CA
  • 7 days ago
Public Safety Officer Department of Public Safety, Stanford, California, United States NewSecurity1 day ago Post Date95674 Requisition #Public Safety Officers (PSO) support the overall public safety...

Public Safety Officer

  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, CA (1 mile from Palo Alto, CA)
  • 7 days ago
Public Safety Officer's (PSO) support the overall public safety mission of the Stanford Department of Public Safety by performing a variety of functions....

Police Officer (Lateral)

  • City of Santa Clara
  • Santa Clara, CA (12 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
  • 11 days ago
In partnership with the citizens, the team provides law enforcement services with professional and dedicated staff....

Recruit Police Officer

  • City of Santa Clara
  • Santa Clara, CA (12 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
  • 11 days ago
In partnership with the citizens, the team provides law enforcement services with professional and dedicated staff....

Police Officer (Lateral)

  • Oakland Housing Authority
  • Oakland, CA (23 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
  • 13 days ago
Under general supervision, officers patrol authority owned property, perform all the duties of a police officer and performs related work as required....

School Crossing Guard - Police Department

  • City of San Jose
  • San Jose, CA (15 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
  • 15 days ago
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...

Police Services Lieutenant /Evergreen Community College District

  • San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
  • San Jose, CA (15 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
  • 15 days ago
Five years of increasingly responsible experience as a police officer with a P.O.S.T.-certified California law enforcement agency. License and Requirements: 1. Possess a California P.O.S.T....

Police Officer (Lateral)

  • City of Milpitas
  • Milpitas, CA (18 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
  • 17 days ago
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...

Police Officer (Entry Level/Academy Graduate)

  • City of Milpitas
  • Milpitas, CA (18 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
  • 17 days ago
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...

Police Cadet, PT (Continuous)

  • City of Oakland
  • Oakland, CA (23 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
  • 18 days ago
Working for the City of Oakland Cadets are assigned and rotated through a variety of divisions to provide exposure to many aspects of law enforcement....

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Police Officers in Palo Alto, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (33.0%)
  • High School or GED (23.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.7%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (12.3%)
  • Master's Degree (9.5%)
  • Some College (3.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.4%)
  • Some High School (0.9%)

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