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Public Safety Officer

  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, CA (16 miles from San Jose, CA)
  • 2 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....

Public Safety Officer

  • Stanford University
  • Palo Alto, CA (15 miles from San Jose, CA)
  • 1 day 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 University

  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, CA (16 miles from San Jose, CA)
  • 2 hours 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...

Police Officer (Lateral)

  • City of Santa Clara
  • Santa Clara, CA (3 miles from San Jose, CA)
  • 5 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 (3 miles from San Jose, CA)
  • 5 days ago
In partnership with the citizens, the team provides law enforcement services with professional and dedicated staff....

Police Services Lieutenant /Evergreen Community College District

  • San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
  • San Jose, CA
  • 10 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 (6 miles from San Jose, CA)
  • 11 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 (6 miles from San Jose, CA)
  • 11 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 Officers: Lateral & Entry Level

  • Scotts Valley Police Deparment
  • Scotts Valley, CA (24 miles from San Jose, CA)
  • 12 days ago
Scotts Valley Police Department is now hiring Police Officers....

Police Officer Trainee

  • City Hayward
  • Hayward, CA (24 miles from San Jose, CA)
  • 14 days ago
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....

Police Officer Academy Graduate / Lateral Transfer

  • City of Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz, CA (24 miles from San Jose, CA)
  • 15 days ago
enforcement and public safety agencies. · Performs related duties as assigned within the guidelines or policies of the department....

Patrol Officer

  • San Jose, CA
  • 16 days ago
*Immediately contact local law enforcement or emergency personnel by calling 911 (or 9-11 from a state phone) in the case of assault, burglary, robbery, vandalism, or any suspicious activities, a seriously...

Director, Campus Police services

  • Ohlone College
  • Fremont, CA (16 miles from San Jose, CA)
  • 16 days ago
The candidate must adhere to the community policing philosophy and work with the CPS staff to review and change processes and practices aligned with community policing....

Police Officer Trainee

  • City of Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz, CA (24 miles from San Jose, CA)
  • 16 days ago
Trainee level does not require previous law enforcement experience....

Police Officer I/Police Officer II

  • Foothill De Community College District
  • Los Altos, CA (14 miles from San Jose, CA)
  • 18 days ago
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...

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  • San Jose State University
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  • San Jose Evergreen Community College
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Highest Education Level

Police Officers in San Jose, 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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