Police Officer Jobs in Santa Cruz, CA

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Scotts Valley, CA
$6,398 (Entry Level) - $7,777 (Lateral/Academy Graduate salary range) per month + $10,000 HIRING BONUS Plus excellent benefits including FULL health premiums for Medical/Dental/Vision paid by the...
4 days ago
Scotts Valley Police Deparment - Scotts Valley, CA
Scotts Valley Police Department is now hiring Police Officers....
10 days ago
City of Santa Clara - Santa Clara, CA (22 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
In partnership with the citizens, the team provides law enforcement services with professional and dedicated staff....
13 days ago
City of Santa Clara - Santa Clara, CA (22 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
**This recruitment is for Recruit Police Officers....
13 days ago
University Of California Santa Cruz - Santa Cruz, CA
Facilitate clear and positive communications between department members, other public safety entities, and the community....
16 days ago
Foothill-De Anza Community College District - Los Altos Hills, CA (20 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Inspect, repair and test Department issued firearms. Coordinate with local law enforcement agencies and weapon ranges for training and use of facilities....
30+ days ago
West Valley College - Saratoga, CA (14 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
This position provides general law enforcement on assigned shifts, performs patrol duties in uniform without limitations by vehicle or foot to protect life and property, while ensuring the safety and...
30+ days ago
Foothill College - Los Altos, 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 and much more...
30+ days ago
West Valley-Mission Community College District - Santa Clara, CA (22 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of: Methods, principles, and practices of California law enforcement and public safety....
45+ days ago
City of Sunnyvale, CA - Sunnyvale, CA (23 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
of life and property including law enforcement, crime prevention, fire suppression, rescue, and basic life support activities; and performs related work as required....
45+ days ago
City of Sunnyvale, CA - Sunnyvale, CA (23 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Under close supervision of a Public Safety Lieutenant or Captain, learns to perform a wide range of public safety work involving the protection of life and property including law enforcement, crime...
60+ days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Border Patrol Agent. U.S. Border Patrol Agents guard our country from illegal activity while providing aid to those in need. They exemplify vigilance, service, and integrity....
19 days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Border Patrol Agent. U.S. Border Patrol Agents guard our country from illegal activity while providing aid to those in need. They exemplify vigilance, service, and integrity....
19 days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
If you're interested in a career as a Border Patrol Agent, keep reading!...
25 days ago
Department of Defense - Sunnyvale, CA (23 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Duties Help Duties Summary You will serve as a Police Officer for the DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY~....
60+ days ago

Demographic Data for Santa Cruz, CA

Moving to Santa Cruz, CA? Find some basic demographic data about Santa Cruz, CA below.


97,900
2,920
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Police Officer Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Understanding and Managing the Stresses of Police Work
Policing has always been psychological challenging. On any given shift police officers may encounter a range of psychological challenges including domestic violence, interacting with people...

Community Policing - Course
Community Policing from an American Indian perspective. This course offers a great overview of how Native communities can benefit from the management philosophy of Community Policing. Community...

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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 (31.6%)
  • High School or GED (25.8%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.3%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.5%)
  • Master's Degree (9.1%)
  • 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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