San Jose Police Department

The San Jose Police Department is administered by a command staff including the Chief of Police, Assistant Chief of Police, four Deputy Chiefs, and a Civilian Deputy Director presiding over an Operations Command divided into four Bureaus and the office of the Executive Officer. View the Organization Chart.

SJPD is authorized to employ approximately 1700 employees including both sworn and non-sworn. Department employees are assigned to one of four Bureaus comprised of 11 divisions with more than 50 specialized Units and assignments.

Jun 21, 2024
Full time
$111,000 - $186,000 yearly
San Jose Police Department San Jose, CA, USA
A Lateral Entry Applicant is someone currently employed as a police/peace officer in the State of California. The San Jose Police Department does not accept out-of-state lateral police officer transfers or federal law enforcement transfers who have completed the California P.O.S.T. Basic Course Waiver. All law enforcement officers wishing to transfer from out-of-state or from a federal law enforcement agency must apply as a police recruit applicant and attend the San Jose Police Academy.  Now until June 30, 2023:  $10,000 Lateral Hiring Bonus Lateral Applicant Qualifications If you meet the following qualifications, move on to the Lateral Application Process Must be up-to-date with COVID-19 vaccinations  COVID19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy  If you have any questions about the mandatory COVID vaccination policy, please contact the Office of Employee Relations at  [email protected] . Currently employed as a California...
Jun 21, 2024
Full time
$45.83 hourly
San Jose Police Department San Jose, CA, USA
A Police Recruit is an entry level position and is someone who does not have police/peace officer experience or training within the State of California. This classification applies to police officers from other states and federal law enforcement officers who do not possess a California P.O.S.T. Academy Certificate. The San Jose Police Department does not accept the California P.O.S.T. Waiver. Minimum Qualifications You must meet the following qualifications. If you meet them, move on to step #1 of the Application Process Must be up-to-date with COVID-19 vaccinations  COVID19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy  If you have any questions about the mandatory COVID vaccination policy, please contact the Office of Employee Relations at  [email protected] . No prior experience or training is required At least 20-1/2 years old at the time of application / Maximum age is 70 years old (mandatory retirement age) Legally authorized to work in...