We are Recruiting!

The Stockton Police Department is dedicated to making a difference in our community. With over 400 sworn Officers and over 150 civilian personnel, Stockton Police offers rewarding opportunities.

As an Officer with the Stockton Police Department, you patrol assigned areas to ensure the security of life and property. You enforce state, local, and federal laws and ordinances; restore order; protect life, and maintain peace in our community.

Stockton Police Officers are certified by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST).

  • Personal History Statement only to be completed when requested to do so by an investigator from our Personnel Section during the background investigation process. 

 

Police Officer Positions:

 

Police Officer Trainee:

“POLICE OFFICER TRAINEE”  is now open! Applications will be accepted until May 29, 2020.

Apply Now!

This is a T-score submission test.

  • $4,840.27 - $4,840.27 Monthly
  • This is a non-sworn training position. Incumbents attend a police academy to train for general police work and perform other related work as assigned.
  • There are a variety of study guides available online and at local bookstores, to help you prepare for the California POST Entry-Level Law Enforcement Test Battery "PELLETB" exam.

PELLETB Preparation Guide FAQ and additional information.

If the Police Officer Trainee position has closed, we encourage you to subscribe/submit a Job Interest Card as this position typically opens on an as-needed basis throughout the year.

 

Police Officer - Recruit (Currently Attending Academy)

  •  Salary : $4,840.27 Monthly

    The Stockton Police Department offers excellent opportunities for individuals who are currently attending a full, or part time Police Academy. 

    For more information on this position: Stockton Police Officer Recruit

    Have Questions? Contact a Recruiter

    To apply for positions with the Stockton Police Department, please visit Employment Opportunities.

     

    Police Officer - Academy Graduate

    • Salary: $5,627.48 - $7,230.10 Monthly  

    The Stockton Police Department offers excellent opportunities for individuals who have graduated from a police academy and are searching for an organization offering growth opportunity and challenge.

    For more information on this position: Police Officer Academy Graduate

    Have Questions? Contact a Recruiter

    To apply for positions with the Stockton Police Department, please visit Employment Opportunities.

     

    Police Officer - Lateral

    • Salary: $5,627.48 - $7,230.10 Monthly
    • A $6,000 signing bonus is offered to experienced lateral officers.

    The Stockton Police Department offers excellent opportunities to Peace Officers looking for an organization offering growth opportunity and challenge.

    Qualified Candidate Requirements:

    Graduated from a California P.O.S.T. Peace Officer Academy; completed a probationary period with at least one year of service in a California Governmental Law Enforcement Agency; 

    For more information on this position: Police Officer - Lateral

    Have Questions? Contact a Recruiter

    To apply for positions with the Stockton Police Department, please visit Employment Opportunities.