Police Officer Jobs in Santa Cruz, CA

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City of San Jose - San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
services and products to police officers and management to use in the identification and apprehension of criminal offenders, the deployment of officers, and the improvement of public safety, as well...
2 days ago
City of San Jose - San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Background: submit to a personal background investigation as required by the Police Department. 4....
1 day ago
City of San Jose - San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Submit to and successfully pass a comprehensive background investigation as required by the SJPD....
2 days ago
SCOTTS VALLEY POLICE DEPARMENT - Scotts Valley, CA (8 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
SCOTTS VALLEY POLICE DEPARTMENT IS NOW HIRING POLICE OFFICERS POLICE OFFICER: $6,398 (Entry Level) - $7,777 (Lateral/ Academy Graduate Salary range) per month $10,000 HIRING BONUS Plus excellent benefits...
9 days ago
Mountain View, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Police Officer Lateral Job Details Police Officer Lateral This listing closes on 11/15/2020 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada); Tijuana....
10 days ago
Stanford, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
investigation Must have a high school diploma or equivalent Must be 18 years of age or older as required by applicable law With or without reasonable accommodation, the physical and mental requirements...
12 days ago
San Jose State University - San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Police Officer Police Officers for the San Jose State University Police Department are fully sworn State of California peace officers per 830.2(c) PC and are part of the California State University...
15 days ago
San Jose State University - San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Police Officer Cadet The Police Officer Cadet position exists specifically for the purpose of training the incumbent to develop the minimum qualifications necessary to become a sworn police officer....
15 days ago
San Jose State University - San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Police Officer Police Officers for the San Jose State University Police Department are fully sworn State of California peace officers per 830.2(c) PC and are part of the California State University...
15 days ago
San Jose State University - San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Police Officer Cadet The Police Officer Cadet position exists specifically for the purpose of training the incumbent to develop the minimum qualifications necessary to become a sworn police officer....
15 days ago
College of the Sequoias - San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Note: The professional experience required must be directly related to law enforcement....
22 days ago
Scotts Valley Police Deparment - Scotts Valley, CA
SCOTTS VALLEY POLICE DEPARTMENT IS NOW HIRING POLICE OFFICERS POLICE OFFICER: $6,398 (Entry Level) - $7,777 (Lateral/ Academy Graduate Salary range) per month $10,000 HIRING BONUS Plus excellent benefits...
24 days ago
City Santa Clara - Santa Clara, CA (22 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Officer with a California Law Enforcement Agency; or Retired as a Full Time Peace Officer with a California Law Enforcement Agency....
26 days ago
City of Mountain View - Mountain View, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
The Police Officer Trainee is the non-sworn, entry-level position in the Police Department for indivudials without prior sworn law enforcement experience, or those who have yet to compelte the Police...
29 days ago
Stanford Department of Public Safety - Stanford, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
The special events patrol officer (SEP) is a non-sworn, unarmed, uniformed position that supports the Public Safety mission of the Stanford Department of Public Safety during special events, critical...
30+ days ago

Demographic Data for Santa Cruz, CA

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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 (30.7%)
  • High School or GED (26.7%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.1%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.8%)
  • Master's Degree (8.9%)
  • 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 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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