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Opportunities for Growth

  • Eligible to be promoted to sergeant after 3 years of service, after completing probation. Credit can be given for up to 2 years of prior law enforcement experience. Promotions are based upon a competitive exam; 60 college credits are required.
  • Detective Positions: The department has an estimated 100 detective positions. Application for these positions are available after 2 years of service, after completing probation.
  • Off Duty Assignments: Available upon completion of probation and with the approval from your supervisor.

Specialty Units:

  • Community Service Officers
  • Crimes Against Persons
  • Crimes Against Property
  • Downtown Deployment
  • DUI Unit
  • Honor Guard
  • Intelligence
  • Internal Affairs
  • K-9
  • Major Crimes (Homicide)
  • Marine Patrol
  • Mounted Patrol
  • Police Anti-Crime Team
  • Police Assisting the Homeless
  • Special Investigations Unit
  • SWAT
  • Traffic Enforcement Unit (Motorcycle)
  • Traffic Investigation Unit
  • Training Division (High Liability Instructors)
  • Youth Resources Division
  • Strategic Operations Division (Narcotics)

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