Police Officer Jobs in San Mateo, CA

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City of Hayward, CA - Hayward, CA (14 miles from San Mateo, CA)
Hayward, works closely with the community to preserve the peace and promote public safety; carefully documents own activities in written reports and statements; performs a wide variety of law enforcement...
1 day ago
City of Hayward, CA - Hayward, CA (14 miles from San Mateo, CA)
THE POSITION: Duties include a wide variety of law enforcement assignments including but not limited to: patrol, traffic control, criminal and juvenile investigation, and radio communication....
1 day ago
City Fremont - Fremont, CA (18 miles from San Mateo, CA)
Confers with citizens and City officials on law enforcement issues and assists in the development of innovative municipal law enforcement practices....
4 days ago
City of Palo Alto - Palo Alto, CA (12 miles from San Mateo, CA)
Must successfully pass a modified law enforcement background investigation, consisting of completion of a Personal History Questionnaire, fingerprint check for criminal convictions, and polygraph examination...
5 days ago
EXECUSHIELD - San Francisco, CA (14 miles from San Mateo, CA)
Candidates with prior Security, Military, or Law Enforcement experience are preferred, but applicants considering a career in Law Enforcement or with a Customer Service background are encouraged to...
EXECUSHIELD - San Francisco, CA (14 miles from San Mateo, CA)
Candidates with prior Security, Military, or Law Enforcement experience are preferred, but applicants considering a career in Law Enforcement or with a Customer Service background are encouraged to...
City Newark - Newark, CA (15 miles from San Mateo, CA)
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5 days ago
City of Mountain View, CA - Mountain View, CA (18 miles from San Mateo, CA)
The City's selection process for Police Officer Trainee requires successfully passing either the PELLETB test (with a T-Score of 50 or higher) OR the National Testing Network FrontLine law enforcement...
6 days ago
City of Oakland - Oakland, CA (15 miles from San Mateo, CA)
Step 4: Background Investigation Process and Chief's Character Review & Interview Eligible candidates selected for a background investigation will be contacted by a background investigator who will...
7 days ago
California State University - San Francisco, CA (15 miles from San Mateo, CA)
Must pass fingerprinting and background investigation process prior to hire date....
8 days ago
City of San Leandro - San Leandro, CA (13 miles from San Mateo, CA)
Upon successful completion of the California POST Basic Police Academy, must possess a valid POST Basic Law Enforcement Academy Certification of Completion at the time of appointment to Police Officer...
9 days ago
City of Sunnyvale, CA - Sunnyvale, CA (20 miles from San Mateo, CA)
Use firearms and other modern police equipment and communications and information systems related to law enforcement....
10 days ago
University of California, Berkeley - San Francisco, CA (15 miles from San Mateo, CA)
NOTE: The selection process will include a written examination, an interview, a background investigation, and medical and psychological evaluations....
10 days ago
University of California, Berkeley - San Francisco, CA (15 miles from San Mateo, CA)
Police Officer Trainees are not sworn in until completion of POST basic academy....
10 days ago
City of Alameda - Alameda, CA (13 miles from San Mateo, CA)
Other Requirements Must successfully complete a Police Department background investigation and evaluation, including a criminal history investigation....
10 days ago

Demographic Data for San Mateo, CA

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Salary for Police Officer Jobs in San Mateo, CA

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

$97,453

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Police Officers in San Mateo, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.7%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (12.3%)
  • Master's Degree (9.4%)
  • Some College (3.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.4%)
  • Some High School (0.9%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Police Officers in San Mateo, 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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