Committed to providing its citizens with the finest law enforcement services, the Department emphasizes a community-oriented approach where police officers work hand in hand with the residents to make the city safer and enjoyable place to live.
The City of Alameda is an equal opportunity employer. The police department encourages women and minorities to apply. In partnership with a culturally diverse community, the Alameda Police Department is committed to the effective suppression of crime and drug-related activity and to providing a safe and secure environment through vigorous law enforcement. The Department will strive to identify and solve problems that threaten the quality of life in its community.
As a member of the Alameda Police Officer, you will be among the most qualified law enforcement officers in the nation with opportunities in Foot / Bicycle Patrol, Motorcycle/Traffic Enforcement, K-9 Program, School Resource Officers, Crime Prevention / Community Policing, Housing Authority Patrol, Investigations Division, Harbor Patrol, and the Critical Incident Response Team.
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