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Meet a Recruiter

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The SDPD Recruiting Unit is available to answer questions about the hiring process and career opportunities.

Meet us in person by coming to any of our Job Fairs & Events.

Physical Abilities Test (PAT)

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The San Diego Police Department is offering candidates  to practice the Physical Abilities Test (PAT) every Tuesday and Thursday at 1pm at the San Diego Police Department Training Facility located at 4230 Spruance Road (Spruance Rd. and Kincaid Rd.), San Diego, CA. 92101.

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If you have additional questions about San Diego Police Department Recruiting, see the Frequently Asked Questions, call 619-531-COPS (2677) or email

If you have an emergency, dial 9-1-1.

To access 9-1-1 from a cell phone or outside San Diego, dial 619-531-2065.

For 24-hour non-emergencies, dial 619-531-2000 or 858-484-3154.