Police Officer – Lateral Entry

La Habra, CA
La Habra Police Department

Salary: $86,053.76 – $114,994.88 Annually.

Position Summary:
Under general supervision, patrols an assigned area, enforces public safety laws, codes, and regulations, maintains order, prevents, detects and investigates crime, and carries out special assignments in the protection of life and property; and does related work as required.

Ability to work extended hours in order to meet shift needs, complete reports, attend meetings, or conduct police business.


  • Candidates must possess, or be eligible for, a P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate.
  • Valid Class C California driver license, acceptable driving record, and evidence of insurance are required.
  • Includes an oral interview, polygraph, background investigation, psychological examination, and a medical examination including a drug/alcohol screening.
  • As a condition of continued employment, employees shall refrain from smoking tobacco or any other non-tobacco substance at any time on duty.