Police Officer Lateral

Redwood City, CA
Redwood City Police Department

Salary: $139,944.20-$169,520.00 Annually.

Position Summary:

The Redwood City Police Department strives to be a standard-bearer for the law enforcement profession. We seek to develop and utilize the members of our organization to their fullest potential and encourage their professional growth. As a progressive police department, we seek to employ officers with a broad spectrum of experience, education, and experiences that will help us deliver superior police emphasizing community-based policing, community interaction, and collaborative problem solving to the valued members of our community. We recognize that excellent customer service, community partnerships and responsiveness to our communities’ needs are the foundation of superior police service.


  • Possess a California P.O.S.T. basic, intermediate, or advanced certificate.
  • Completion of 30 semester units from an accredited college or university (60 units or more is preferred).
  • Valid California driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
  • Physically capable of passing the California P.O.S.T. medical examination job requirements.
  • Meet all regulatory requirements for becoming a Peace Officer with a California P.O.S.T. agency.
  • Minimum of 12 months continuous experience as a sworn California law enforcement officer including successful completion of the employing agency probation period. Three or more years of experience is desirable.
  • Well-established record of distinguished service and have consistently demonstrated excellence in their assignments as law enforcement officers.