Police Officer Jobs in Petaluma, CA

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City of Novato - Novato, CA (14 miles from Petaluma, CA)
This is an entry level position for the Police Department, law enforcement experience is not required....
14 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...
45+ days ago
Rohnert Park City - Rohnert Park, CA (9 miles from Petaluma, CA)
safety activities, including patrol, crime prevention, criminal investigation, traffic control and fire suppression Current criminal law with particular emphasis on the apprehension, arrest, and custody...
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Petaluma, CA

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Police Officers in Petaluma, 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 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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