Police Officer – Academy Graduate

Vacaville, CA
Vacaville Police Department

Salary: $101,044.56 – $163,932.34 Annually.


  • Successful completion of the Police Academy is required. An A.A./A.S. degree is desirable. Military service and relevant training may also be considered.
  • Some public contact work experience is required. Community organization or law enforcement experience is desirable.
  • Successful completion of a California Basic Law Enforcement Academy (dated within the preceding three (3) years) or P.O.S.T. recertification course (dated within the preceding three (3) years) is required at time of application. Note: Candidates currently enrolled in a California Basic Law Enforcement Academy, with an expected graduation no later than June 2024, are eligible to apply.
  • Possession of a valid California Class C driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record are conditions of initial and continued employment.
  • Police Officer candidates must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age at time of appointment; must be legally authorized to work in the United States under federal law; must be able to successfully complete a thorough background investigation and successfully meet the job dimension criteria as recommended by P.O.S.T.
  • Spanish bilingual skills are highly desirable.
  • Incumbents must successfully complete the Vacaville Police Department Field Training Program as a condition of continued employment.