Police Officer Jobs in Santa Cruz, CA

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University of California - Santa Cruz, CA
Facilitate clear and positive communications between department members, other public safety entities, and the community....
Remote Work
7 days ago
City of Mountain View, CA - Mountain View, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, 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...
9 days ago
City of San Jose, CA - San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
The CPU supports patrol with community policing and problem solving projects....
13 days ago
City of Sunnyvale, CA - Sunnyvale, CA (23 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Use firearms and other modern police equipment and communications and information systems related to law enforcement....
13 days ago
University of California - Santa Cruz, CA
, 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....
14 days ago
City of San Jose, CA - San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Background: Pass police background investigation, which may include a polygraph examination....
19 days ago
City of San Jose, CA - San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Ability to successfully pass a comprehensive background investigation. Ability to work occasional nights and weekend days....
30+ days ago
Los Altos Police Department, CA - Los Altos, CA (20 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Knowledge of law enforcement terminology and Police Officer procedures is desirable....
30+ days ago
City of San Jose, CA - San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Public Safety Communication Specialist Salary Range: $72,300.80 - $87,859.20 -- In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Public Safety Communication Specialist classification shall also...
30+ days ago
Foothill College - Los Altos Hills, CA (20 miles from Santa Cruz, 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...
30+ days ago
Foothill College - Los Altos Hills, CA (20 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Coordinate with local law enforcement agencies and weapon ranges for training and use of facilities....
30+ days ago
City San Jose - San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
investigation of individuals and companies seeking a gaming license in the City of San Jose; * Assisting in the development of Minimum Internal Control Standards and other regulations; * Reviewing...
45+ days ago
US Customs and Border Protection - Santa Clara, CA (22 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Being a Border Patrol Agent makes you a valuable member of the Federal Law Enforcement Officer (LEO) profession....
9 days ago
US Customs and Border Protection - Sunnyvale, CA (23 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Being a Border Patrol Agent makes you a valuable member of the Federal Law Enforcement Officer (LEO) profession....
9 days ago
City San Jose - San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Background: Pass personal background investigation as required by the Police Department. 4....
45+ days ago

Demographic Data for Santa Cruz, CA

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Salary for Police Officer Jobs in Santa Cruz, CA

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

$89,352

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Police Officers in Santa Cruz, 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 Santa Cruz, 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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