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Join a strong team of talented professionals dedicated to their work in a law enforcement department that’s just the right size to get ahead and build your career. Advancement is just waiting to be earned.
The Oakland Police Department (OPD) extends a special opportunity to pursue a challenging and rewarding career in law enforcement with one of the best police agencies in the State. Working as a Police Officer; every day on the job is different. Dealing with a wide variety of people in different situations, Oakland’s police officers quickly analyze and solve problems and use their excellent people skills to defuse conflict and confrontation whenever possible. When a crisis emergency occurs, they are supported by state-of-the-art equipment, systems and command leadership.
Our agency is large enough to also offer lateral and promotional advancements. The opportunities for entry level and advancement, including:
· K-9 Unit
· Tactical Operations Teams (S.W.A.T.)
· Traffic Enforcement & Investigation
· Narcotics Enforcement
· Youth or Community Services
· Criminal Investigations
· Vice Control