Job Dimensions for Police Officers
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:
- Police Officer
- Lateral Transfer
- Reserve Officer
- Police Dispatcher
- Special Event Traffic Controller
- STAR/PAL Youth Program
- Civilian Opportunities
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.