Police Officer Jobs in Santa Cruz, CA

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Public Safety Officer

  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, 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 University

  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
  • 1 hour 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 (22 miles from Santa Cruz, 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 (22 miles from Santa Cruz, 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 (24 miles from Santa Cruz, 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 Officers: Lateral & Entry Level

  • Scotts Valley Police Deparment
  • Scotts Valley, CA
  • 12 days ago
Scotts Valley Police Department is now hiring Police Officers....

Police Officer Academy Graduate / Lateral Transfer

  • City of Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz, 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 (24 miles from Santa Cruz, 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...

Police Officer Trainee

  • City of Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz, 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 (20 miles from Santa Cruz, 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...

Police Officers: Lateral & Entry Level - CA

  • Scotts Valley Police Deparment
  • Scotts Valley, CA
  • 25 days ago
Scotts Valley Police Department is now hiring Police Officers....

Police Services Lieutenant

  • San Jose Evergreen Community College
  • San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
  • 30+ 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 Trainee

  • University of California
  • Santa Cruz, CA
  • 30+ days ago
Facilitate clear and positive communications between department members, other public safety entities, and the community....
Remote Work

Police Records Technician

  • University of California Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz, CA
  • 30+ days ago
Experience working in a University law enforcement environment....
Remote Work

Police Officer

  • University of California Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz, CA
  • 30+ days ago
, directly responsible for delivery of public safety and law enforcement services on and near the campus and other properties owned, controlled or occupied by the University....

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Highest Education Level

Police Officers in Santa Cruz, 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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