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City of West Covina - West Covina, CA
community relations, traffic enforcement and investigation, criminal investigation, and other equally challenging tasks....
1 day ago
Bay Area Rapid Transit - Oakland, CA
public, enforcement of laws and ordinances, conducting criminal investigations and crime prevention and suppression activities; and performing related work as assigned....
1 day ago
City of Berkeley - Berkeley, CA
Ability to: Learn the principles, practices, procedures, laws and ordinances, terminology and operation of equipment used in law enforcement and crime prevention and investigation....
2 days ago
City of West Covina - West Covina, CA
drug enforcement; community relations; traffic enforcement and investigation; criminal investigation; and other equally challenging tasks....
1 day ago
Commander, Navy Installations - San Diego, CA
You will monitor law enforcement personnel to ensure compliance with agency standards and policies governing employee proficiency in the use and care of assigned firearms....
7 hours ago
Santee, CA
Candidates with Law Enforcement/Public Safety aspirations & Military Veterans are highly encouraged to apply. We also offer a "Earn your Guard Card" program!...
17 hours ago
City of Morgan Hill - Morgan Hill, CA
CITY OF MORGAN HILL POLICE OFFICER RECRUIT $7,591.55 Monthly Choose Morgan Hill: The City of Morgan Hill is the best community for people to live, work, visit, and operate their businesses....
6 hours ago
City of Berkeley - Berkeley, CA
Ability to: Learn the principles, practices, procedures, laws and ordinances, terminology and operation of equipment used in law enforcement and crime prevention and investigation....
1 day ago
Commander - San Diego, CA
You will conduct on-site inspections of law enforcement patrols to verify procedures are followed....
15 hours ago
City of Morgan Hill - Morgan Hill, CA
Principal duties include response to emergencies, general and directed patrol, investigation of crimes and other non-criminal incidents, traffic enforcement and control, assisting in crime prevention...
6 hours ago
Victor Valley College - Victorville, CA
CAMPUS POLICE OFFICER / FIELD TRAINING OFFICER-CORPORAL Victor Valley College Opening Date/Time: Mon. 10/19/20 12:00 AM Pacific Time Closing Date/Time: Thu. 11/26/20 11:59 PM Pacific Time Salary: $4,952.00...
17 hours ago
City of Chino - Chino, CA
Physical Profile Category IV Public Safety: Positions in this category are involved in active public safety duties, which involve the safeguarding of individuals, public and property....
18 hours ago
Stanford, CA
This post is located at Palo Alto Standford Shopping Center Off Duty Police Credential are required/BSIS guard card/Active CCW.Valid BSIS Guard Card Valid CCW Reliable transportation Great...
6 hours ago
City of Glendale, CA - Glendale, CA
The Position Must be currently employed by a California POST law enforcement agency as a police officer....
2 days ago
University of The Pacific - Stockton, CA
Police Background Investigator (Temporary) Union Level Department Public Safety Campus Stockton Posting Number 201302177P Full or Part Time Part Time Number of Months 12 Work Schedule May require working...
15 hours ago

Demographic Data for California

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37,249,464
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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...

Constitutional Oriented Policing
In a profession where cases and controversies surround freedom of expression, bearing of arms, illegal search and seizure, the excessive use of force, overcrowding of jails, and the reversal of...

Intermediate Community Policing
This course helps tribal police departments by building awareness. The five-part course introduces the social developmental skill building required for tribal communities to investigate domestic...

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Salary for Police Officer Jobs in California

This is the average annual salary for Police Officer jobs in California as reported by the BLS.

$86,173

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Police Officer positions.

Highest Education Level

Police Officers in California offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (30.9%)
  • High School or GED (26.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.2%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.7%)
  • 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 California
  • 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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