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County of Humboldt - Eureka, CA
Patrol and other local law enforcement agencies....
15 hours ago
County of Riverside - Riverside, CA
The law enforcement professionals of the Riverside County Sheriffs Department, with a staff of over 3,600 dedicated men and women, cover the expanse of over 7,300 square miles in southern California...
6 hours ago
County of Riverside - Blythe, CA
The law enforcement professionals of the Riverside County Sheriff's Department, with a staff of over 3,600 dedicated men and women, cover the expanse of over 7,300 square miles in southern California...
5 days ago
City and County of San Francisco - San Francisco, CA
The San Francisco Sheriff's Office serves the people of San Francisco by administering the county jails as well as alternatives to incarceration, providing general law enforcement and patrol operations...
5 days ago
County of Sacramento - Sacramento, CA
Watch to explore your career with purpose Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Office practices and procedures Law enforcement and court forms and reports The legal terminology for law enforcement...
6 days ago
Mariposa County - Mariposa, CA
Division assignments include responsibility for coordinating and controlling one or more of the following departmental functions: crime prevention, patrol, investigation, animal control, administrative...
6 days ago
County of Riverside - Riverside, CA
The law enforcement professionals of the Riverside County Sheriffs Department, with a staff of over 3,600 dedicated men and women, cover the expanse of over 7,300 square miles in southern California...
7 days ago
Kern County - Bakersfield, CA
Career Information This is a continuous recruitment and may close at any time without notice. Please ensure ALL applicable supplemental materials are attached to your application. 5% additional...
7 days ago
Ventura County - Ventura, CA
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION FINDINGS MAY BE A BASIS FOR REMOVAL FROM THE ELIGIBLE LIST. TO SPEAK TO A SHERIFF'S OFFICE REPRESENTATIVE CONCERNING THE BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION PROCESS, CALL .......
10 days ago
County of Ventura - Ventura, CA
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION FINDINGS MAY BE A BASIS FOR REMOVAL FROM THE ELIGIBLE LIST. TO SPEAK TO A SHERIFF'S OFFICE REPRESENTATIVE CONCERNING THE BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION PROCESS, CALL .......
10 days ago
Los Angeles County - Los Angeles, CA
SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES MUST COMPLETE A THOROUGH BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, INCLUDING A FINGERPRINT SEARCH....
12 days ago
County of Contra Costa, California - Martinez, CA
Other Requirements: Must pass a thorough background investigation, medical screening, and psychological evaluation prior to employment....
12 days ago
County of Madera - Madera, CA
Under general supervision, to perform a variety of law enforcement, crime prevention and public service duties, including patrol, investigation, civil, special task force and coroner functions; operate...
12 days ago
San Francisco Government - San Francisco, CA
The San Francisco Sheriffs Office serves the people of San Francisco by administering the county jails as well as alternatives to incarceration, providing general law enforcement and patrol operations...
12 days ago
Los Angeles County - Los Angeles, CA
SPECIAL INFORMATION SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES MUST COMPLETE A THOROUGH BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, INCLUDING FINGERPRINT SEARCH....
13 days ago

Demographic Data for California

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Sheriff Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Sheriff Legitimacy, Procedural Justice & Community Relations
This webinartakes an in-depthlook into the independentpower,role andduties in theOffice of Sheriff in accordance with the Constitution of Georgia and Official Code of Georgia Annotated. Four...

Learn to play "I Shot the Sheriff" on the Steel Drum!
This is a fun course that will enable you to play a very laid-back, beachy, fun, tropical song on a Steel Drum (or even a Steel Drum app) for your friends and family.You will learn the notes to...

Neurophysiology & The Stress Response
During this course of instruction, participants will learn about the neurophysiological processes that govern our emotional, cognitive, and physical responses to the world around us. At the end of...

Salary for Sheriff Jobs in California

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

$117,601

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Sheriff positions.

Highest Education Level

Sheriffs in California offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.9%)
  • High School or GED (25.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.8%)
  • Vocational or Certification (13.2%)
  • Master's Degree (8.0%)
  • Some College (2.9%)
  • Some High School (0.9%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.7%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Sheriffs in California
  • None (60.3%)
  • Less than 1 year (21.6%)
  • 1-2 years (10.4%)
  • 4-6 years (5.6%)
  • 6-8 years (1.1%)
  • 8-10 years (1.1%)

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