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Career Opportunities

Job Dimensions for Police Officers

  • Integrity
  • 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
  • Appearance
  • Dependability
  • Physical Ability
  • Desire for Self-Improvement
  • Operation of a Motor Vehicle

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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.

 

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