Job Dimensions for Police Officers
- Interest in People
- Interpersonal Sensitivity
- Communication Skills
- Problems Solving Ability
- Judgment Under Pressure
- Willingness to Confront Problems
- Credibility as a Witness
- Observational Skills
- Learning Ability
- Physical Ability
- Desire for Self-Improvement
- Operation of a Motor Vehicle
Police Recruit – Entry level, no law enforcement experience required
Police Officer I – CA POST Certified academy graduate OR less than two years of patrol experience
Police Officer II – Two or more years of patrol experience
The San Diego Police Department offers the following career opportunities:
If you have additional questions about San Diego Police Department Recruiting, see the Frequently Asked Questions, call (619) 531-COPS (2677) or email [email protected].
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.