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Police Dispatch Calltaker

  • Seattle Colleges
  • Chula Vista, CA
  • 3 days ago
Experience in the public safety field is highly desirable. Typing Certificate : A valid typing certificate MUST be attached to your application at the time of submission....

Lead Police Officer

  • Defense Logistics Agency
  • Tracy, CA
  • 3 days ago
Performs law enforcement and crime prevention duties to maintain law and order during normal and emergency operations....
Current and Valid BSIS Guard Card, baton, and tear gas certs (firearm is optional). 2....

Vehicle Patrol Officer Needed

  • Ontario, CA
  • 2 days ago
Previous experience in security, law enforcement, or other related fields Strong attention to detail A)Part Time: 16 Hours a Week 8 Hour Shifts, 7PM-3:30AM, Wednesday and Thursday B) Full time: 40 Hours...

Police Officer - Lateral

  • City of Yuba City
  • Yuba City, CA
  • 2 days ago
Under general supervision, performs law enforcement and crime prevention work; controls traffic flow and enforces State and local traffic regulations and does other related work....

Supervisory Police Officer

  • Army Tank-Automotive and Armament Command (TACOM)
  • Herlong, CA
  • 2 days ago
Assisting and guiding the activities of subordinates engaged in law enforcement work....

Director Of Police Transportation 3722 (Revised 08-04-22)

  • City of Los Angeles
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • 2 days ago
ANNUAL SALARY $106,738 to $156,036; $135,448 to $198,005 NOTES : Annual salary is at the start of the pay range. The current salary range is subject to change. Please confirm the starting salary...

Police Officer

  • Los Angeles Police Department
  • Anaheim, CA
  • 2 days ago
Police Officer Los Angeles Police Department Anaheim, CA Full-Time $70,000 - $109,000/Year Apply Now Job Details Company Overview favorite_border The Los Angeles Police Department is currently looking...

Police Officer

  • Los Angeles Police Department
  • Long Beach, CA
  • 2 days ago
Police Officer Los Angeles Police Department Long Beach, CA Full-Time $70,000 - $109,000/Year Apply Now Job Details Company Overview favorite_border The Los Angeles Police Department is currently looking...

Police Officer Trainee (20279015)

  • City of Roseville, CA
  • Roseville, CA
  • 1 day ago
DEFINITION To perform sworn law enforcement and crime prevention duties involved in the protection of life and property; and to perform a variety of technical and administrative tasks in support of...

Public Safety Officer

  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, 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....

Maintenance Assistant (Police Department - Jail)

  • City of Pasadena
  • Pasadena, CA
  • 2 days ago
Please Note: Online applications will only be accepted starting at 10am PST on Thursday, August 11, 2022 through August 18, 2022. The City of Pasadena's Jail Division in the Police Department is...

Police Officer Training Instructor

  • Veterans Health Administration
  • San Diego, CA
  • 2 days ago
Note: Creditable specialized experience may have been gained in work on a police force; through service as a military police officer; in work providing visitor protection and law enforcement in parks...

Police Officer

  • Los Angeles Police Department
  • San Bernardino, CA
  • 1 day ago
Police Officer Los Angeles Police Department San Bernardino, CA Full-Time $70,000 - $109,000/Year Apply Now Job Details Company Overview favorite_border The Los Angeles Police Department is currently...

Police Officer

  • City of Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara, CA
  • 3 days ago
NOW ACCEPTING T-SCORES FROM OTHER AGENCIES Summary: Under close supervision, learns law enforcement and crime prevention procedures and techniques during attendance at a 24-week P.O.S.T....

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Highest Education Level

Police Officers in California 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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