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Securitas - Stockton, CA
The Mobile Officer maintains the security and safety of multiple sites by conducting patrols via a motor vehicle....
2 days ago
City of Hemet - Hemet, CA
Ability to perform the essential job functions associated with law enforcement, i.e. run after fleeing suspects, accurately use and qualify with issued equipment including firearms and batons, drive...
2 days ago
University of California - Berkeley, CA
Police Officer Trainees are not sworn in until completion of POST basic academy....
18 hours ago
City of Irwindale - Irwindale, CA
investigations; provides support and assistance to special crime prevention and law enforcement programs; and performs a variety of technical and administrative tasks in support of law enforcement...
1 day ago
City of Carmel-by-the-Sea - Carmel by the Sea, CA
The Process: Part I: Application Part II: Written/Simulation Exam Part III: Oral Panel Interview IV: Background Investigation Please note: Any successful candidate, completing the background investigation...
1 day ago
The City of Coalinga - Coalinga, CA
Experience : No former law enforcement experience required....
21 hours ago
ADT - Torrance, CA
Respond to calls for patrol service. !*! ADT PATROL OFFERING HIRING BONUS OF UP TO $1,800.00....
1 day ago
ADT - Los Angeles, CA
Respond to calls for patrol service. !*! ADT PATROL OFFERING HIRING BONUS OF UP TO $1,800.00....
1 day ago
City of Orange - Orange, CA
Ability to: Learn basic functions, principles, and practices of law enforcement agencies....
1 day ago
City of Elk Grove - Elk Grove, CA
Automated law enforcement information systems and procedures. Law enforcement records management principles, procedures, techniques, and equipment....
1 day ago
City of Albany (CA) - Albany, CA
Effectively use and qualify with law enforcement tools and weapons including firearms, batons, defensive tactics, and other safety equipment....
1 day ago
City of Oxnard - Oxnard, CA
efficiency and effectiveness in community policing and problem-solving crime prevention, intervention and enforcement....
2 days ago
City of Tracy - Tracy, CA
Experience working in a public-sector law enforcement organization is desirable....
2 days ago
Allied Universal - Chino, CA
Armed officers should have prior military or law enforcement experience, or comparable training or certification, and must pass a Psychological Evaluation As a condition of employment, employee must...
9 hours ago
City Hemet - Hemet, CA
Ability to perform the essential job functions associated with law enforcement, i.e. run after fleeing suspects, accurately use and qualify with issued equipment including firearms and batons, drive...
8 hours ago

Demographic Data for California

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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

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Highest Education Level

Police Officers in California offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.7%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (12.3%)
  • Master's Degree (9.4%)
  • Some College (3.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.4%)
  • Some High School (0.9%)

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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