Police Officer


Our Department

  • Authorized staff of 236 which includes 170 sworn and 69 non-sworn support personnel
  • Excellent equipment
  • Specialized assignments including: SWAT, K9, Motorcycles, Bicycles, Regionalized Auto Theft Team, Detectives, School Resource Officer, Crime Suppression Division, Gang Team
  • Promotional opportunities, both laterally and vertically
  • Authorized budget of $32.9 million

Current Issues and Priorities

  • Crime Suppression Division—Commitment to problem solving through enforcement and community involvement
  • Customer Service—Commitment to providing quality police service to our community in the most professional, helpful, caring, and responsive manner
  • Cultural Awareness—Commitment to sensitivity in addressing the community's culturally-diverse unique needs

Our Community

  • Progressive and prominent agricultural, commercial and residential center of North San Diego County
  • Located 30 minutes from the beach, mountains, or downtown San Diego
  • Approximately 140,000 population
  • 37 square miles
  • General-law city with a Council/Manager form of government