Join the team that makes a difference in the our 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: Police Officer Trainee 

Are you looking for the opportunity of a lifetime? Have you always wanted to get into Law Enforcement but could never find the right time? The Santa Rosa Police Department is looking for dedicated and ambitious applicants for the entry-level position of Police Officer Trainee. We offer paid Academy Training, paid salary while attending the academy, and on-the-job training. This is an ongoing recruitment until several positions are filled.  Apply Now!

Now Hiring!

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

Communications Dispatcher - Trainee

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 click on the link of the position you're interested in, and subscribe to the City's interest list. The Police Department will notify you when the position(s) opens.