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City of San Diego, CA - San Diego, CA
, or traffic enforcement....
2 days ago
Allied Universal - Redwood City, CA
As a condition of employment, employee must successfully complete a background investigation and a drug screen in accordance with all federal, state, and local laws For Driving Positions must be 21...
2 days ago
Allied Universal - San Jose, CA
As a condition of employment, employee must successfully complete a background investigation and a drug screen in accordance with all federal, state, and local laws For Driving Positions must be 21...
2 days ago
University of Redlands - Redlands, CA
Takes an active role in areas of public education relative to crimes and crime preventions....
1 day ago
Arroyo Grande Police Department - Arroyo Grande, CA
Details Posted: March 15, 2021 Location: Arroyo Grande, California Show Map Type: Full Time - Experienced Category: Police Officer Police Officer - Lateral Hiring Incentive Create a Job Alert for Similar...
1 day ago
US Government - San Francisco, CA
Police Officer (Investigations Division Special Agent) Regional Field Locations Legislative Branch U.S....
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U.S. Army Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command - Concord, CA
enforcement techniques to perform duties such as issuing citations, arresting violators, performing traffic patrol, and questioning individuals at the scene of an incident....
2 days ago
City of Beverly Hills - Los Angeles, CA
investigation the final step of the selection process requires a thorough police background investigation. the background investigation will include a comprehensive investigation of the candidate's...
3 days ago
City of Beverly Hills - Los Angeles, CA
At the first step of the background investigation and prior to the release of the background investigation packet, you will be required to submit proof that you meet the minimum education requirement...
3 days ago
Butte-Glenn Community College District - Oroville, CA
and perform other law enforcement functions....
3 days ago
The Town of Danville - Danville, CA
Danville's location in close proximity to technology, employment centers and higher education, coupled with a high level of public safety and excellent schools continue to make it a sought after community...
3 days ago
City of Citrus Heights, CA - Citrus Heights, CA
Unique Shift Schedule A career as a Police Officer assigned to patrol is demanding. We recognize this and want our officers to truly experience work/life balance....
3 days ago
City of San Leandro - San Leandro, CA
The selected candidate will be subjected to a background investigation which may include, but not be limited to, a personal history assessment, polygraph, criminal history check, financial background...
2 days ago
City of Ventura - Ventura, CA
Police Officer Trainees learn the philosophy of community-based policing with a familiarization between law enforcement and community residents that emphasizes solving problems collaboratively....
2 days ago
Culver City, CA
Full time and part time openings for patrol officer. Must have current guard card and clean driving record. Graveyard shift and must be able to work on weekends....
2 days ago

Demographic Data for California

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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...

Officer Wellness - Course
The mental health of law enforcement officers is a critical issue. Those involved in law enforcement, and their families, are subjected to stressors unlike any other group in the U.S. This course...

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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.


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 (32.0%)
  • High School or GED (25.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.4%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.5%)
  • Master's Degree (9.2%)
  • 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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