Join the team that makes a difference in the community. The Santa Rosa Police Department is hiring individuals who want to work hard, train hard and learn something new every day. No prior law enforcement experience required, but a growth mindset is. Review the links on this page to learn more about what it takes to becomes a Santa Rosa Police Officer.

Now Hiring: Communications Dispatch Trainee

Be the voice to bring calm and assistance to those who need it most. The Santa Rosa Police Department is looking for enthusiastic and responsible applicants for the entry-level position of Communications Dispatcher Trainee. We offer paid on-the-job training and the opportunity to provide a vital service to the community. This is an ongoing recruitment until several positions are filled. Apply now

Now Hiring: Police Officer Trainee

Do you have the ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of people? Are you able to solve problems cooperatively, using compassion and flexibility? If you do, then the Santa Rosa Police Department wants you to apply to be a police officer trainee. We will send you as our employee to a 20-week Basic Police Academy, which includes both classroom instruction and evaluation and physical agility training designed to prepare you for a career in law enforcement. Applications will be accepted until July 5, 2020, or until a sufficient number of applications are received. Learn More or Appy Now

Our 30x30 Pledge

In June of 2021, Chief Rainer Navarro signed the 30x30 Pledge to advance the representation and experiences of women in policing agencies across the United States. He has agreed to report on the Santa Rosa Police Department’s efforts to identify and address the obstacles that women officers face in recruitment and throughout their careers. Chief Navarro’s goal is to continue building and developing a diverse police department that best represents our community. Learn More about 30x30

Interest List
If you are interested in being notified for future Police Department job opportunities, we encourage you to call the Recruiting Office at 707-543-HIRE. 

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Police Officer Lateral / Academy Attendee / Graduate  
Communications Dispatcher - Lateral