Police Officer Jobs in Petaluma, CA

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City of Novato - Novato, CA (14 miles from Petaluma, CA)
DEFINITION To perform law enforcement and crime prevention work; to control traffic flow and enforce State and local traffic regulations; to perform investigative work and other special assignments;...
4 hours ago
Santa Rosa Junior College - Santa Rosa, CA (16 miles from Petaluma, CA)
enforcement and crime prevention work including patrol of assigned areas on or about District properties or facilities utilized by the District; serve warrants and make arrests; perform criminal investigations...
3 days ago
City of San Rafael, CA - San Rafael, CA (22 miles from Petaluma, CA)
NOTE: Prior to appointment, the selected candidate must submit to and pass a P.O.S.T. approved background investigation and polygraph/CVSA examination....
3 days ago
City of San Rafael, CA - San Rafael, CA (22 miles from Petaluma, CA)
This position performs a wide variety of peace officer duties involving the protection of life and property, enforcement of laws and ordinances, criminal investigation, crime prevention and suppression...
3 days ago
Regional Government Services - Sonoma, CA (17 miles from Petaluma, CA)
Under the direction of the Chief of Police, Police Lieutenant, or Police Sergeant, Police Officers in the city of Sebastopol perform law enforcement and crime prevention work, control traffic flow and...
60+ days ago
City of Petaluma - Petaluma, CA
If selected, you will be appointed to the position of Police Officer Trainee and attend the POST Basic Police Academy at the Santa Rosa Junior College Public Safety Academy in Windsor, CA....
60+ days ago
Santa Rosa College - Santa Rosa, CA (16 miles from Petaluma, CA)
Department of Public Safety website....
90+ days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Santa Rosa, CA (16 miles from Petaluma, CA)
If you're interested in a career as a Border Patrol Agent, keep reading!...
90+ days ago
Santa Rosa Junior College - Santa Rosa, CA (16 miles from Petaluma, CA)
enforcement and crime prevention work including patrol of assigned areas on or about District properties or facilities utilized by the District; serve warrants and make arrests; perform criminal investigations...
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Petaluma, CA

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Salary for Police Officer Jobs in Petaluma, CA

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

$91,673

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Highest Education Level

Police Officers in Petaluma, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (31.5%)
  • High School or GED (26.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.3%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.6%)
  • Master's Degree (9.0%)
  • 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 Petaluma, 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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