Police Officer Jobs in San Jose, CA

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City of Livermore - Livermore, CA (17 miles from San Jose, CA)
The below description is for the classification of Police Officer....
1 day ago
Foothill-De Anza Community College District - Los Altos, CA (14 miles from San Jose, CA)
The position includes continual updated training in many areas including POST law enforcement duties, Federal mandates, State mandates, Community Policing, law enforcement specialization, cultural diversity...
4 days ago
Allied Universal - Menlo Park, CA (18 miles from San Jose, CA)
As a condition of employment, employee must successfully complete a background investigation and a drug screen in accordance with all federal, state, and local laws For Driving Positions must be 21...
5 days ago
Stanford University - Stanford, CA (16 miles from San Jose, CA)
Public Safety Officers (PSO) support the overall public safety mission of the Stanford Department of Public Safety by performing a variety of functions....
9 days ago
City of Sunnyvale, CA - Sunnyvale, CA (7 miles from San Jose, CA)
safety lieutenant or captain, attends police academy and learns to perform a wide range of public safety work involving the protection of life and property including law enforcement, crime prevention...
12 days ago
City of Santa Cruz - Santa Cruz, CA (24 miles from San Jose, CA)
investigation, including polygraph examination, to determine suitability for work with restricted law enforcement documents....
12 days ago
City of San Jose, CA - San Jose, CA
Background: Ability to successfully pass a comprehensive background investigation, including a polygraph, is a condition of employment....
12 days ago
City of San Jose, CA - San Jose, CA
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...
14 days ago
City of Hayward, CA - Hayward, CA (24 miles from San Jose, CA)
Upon appointment to Police Officer, duties may include a wide variety of law enforcement assignments such as: patrol, traffic control, criminal and juvenile investigation, and radio communication....
16 days ago
City of Milpitas, CA - Milpitas, CA (6 miles from San Jose, CA)
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...
19 days ago
Department of Veterans Affairs - Palo Alto, CA (15 miles from San Jose, CA)
You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position: Arrest Criminal Investigation First Response Interpersonal Skills Public Safety and Security Security Experience refers to paid and...
22 days ago
Department of Veterans Affairs - Palo Alto, CA (15 miles from San Jose, CA)
Supervises a team of police sergeants, police officers, detectives and other law enforcement staff, who carry out day-to-day, routine crime suppression and investigative functions....
22 days ago
Command Security Corp - Milpitas, CA (6 miles from San Jose, CA)
Responsibilities Guard, patrol, and monitor industrial or commercial premises to prevent safety hazards, theft, violence, or infractions of the rule Provide escort services for occupants of client property...
24 days ago
City of San Jose, CA - San Jose, CA
Acting as a liaison to other units of the San Jose Police Department and other local, state and federal regulatory/law enforcement agencies....
26 days ago
California State University - Hayward, CA (24 miles from San Jose, CA)
Crime Prevention Conducts personal safety escorts and assistance. Provides high visibility patrol by vehicle, foot or bicycle to deter crime....
27 days ago

Demographic Data for San Jose, 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...

Basic Community Policing
This five-part course is designed to introduce tribal police officers to common issues in Indian Country and to the basic principles of community policing. The course introduces the social...

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...

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Salary for Police Officer Jobs in San Jose, CA

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


Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Police Officers in San Jose, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.0%)
  • High School or GED (25.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.4%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.5%)
  • Master's Degree (9.2%)
  • 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 San Jose, 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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