Police Officer (Lateral/Academy Graduate)

Laguna Beach, CA
City of Laguna Beach, CA

Annual Salary Range: $85,728 – $120,576

Top Step Officer: $137,456.64*

*Top step includes 9% Advanced POST Pay and 5% education pay for BA or BS Degree.


  • January 1, 2023 – 6% Increase
  • January 1, 2024– 5% Increase
  • January 1, 2025– 4% Increase

Special Assignment Pay

Motorcycle – 5%, FTO – 10%, Community Outreach Officer – 10%, School Resource Officer – 5%, Detectives – 5%, Canine Handler – 14 hours per month at 2/3 pay and 1 and 1/2 of base pay for animal care and other off duty tasks.

Completion of a police academy and training program is required. Lateral candidates must possess successful completion of a probationary period with another law enforcement agency and possession of a current California P.O.S.T. Basic certificate. Out of state applicants must possess a California Basic P.O.S.T. waiver.

Requires completion of a police academy and training program. Applications are being accepted on a continuous basis. Visit Police Officer (Lateral/Academy Graduate) | Job Details tab | Career Pages (governmentjobs.com) to apply. EEO/ADA