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We're hiring!

The Santa Ana Police Department is an American law enforcement agency that protects and serves the City of Santa Ana. Our community is dynamic, with a growing population of over 350,000. Santa Ana is located between Los Angeles and San Diego, measuring 28 square miles. We are the urban center and County Seat of Orange County.

Make our tradition part of your family.

The Santa Ana Police Department has full and part time positions available through our continuous application process for:

  • Police Officer Lateral Transfer
  • Police Officer Academy Graduate
  • Police Cadet
  • Correctional Officers
  • Fingerprint Examiner
  • Firearms Examiner
  • Dispatcher

$10,000 hiring bonus for new police officers

SAPD Now Hiring Header ImageWe're offering a $10,000 bonus to new police officers (recruits and academy graduates, as well as lateral applicants) who successfully complete our hiring process. The hiring bonus is paid out incrementally as follows:

For new police officers (recruits and academy graduates), the bonus would be paid out incrementally as follows:

  • $2,500 paid upon first full pay period following the first date of employment
  • $2,500 paid upon successful completion of field training program (12-22 weeks)
  • $5,000 paid upon successful completion of probation (one year from date of hire)

For lateral police officers, the bonus would be paid out incrementally as follows:

  • $5,000 paid upon first full pay period following the first date of employment
  • $5,000 paid upon successful completion of probation (one year from date of hire)

To learn more, call (714) 647-5340.

 


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