The Modesto Police Department is always looking for
motivated, intelligent people. From lateral transfers of
seasoned Police Officers, to Academy Recruits, to
Community Service Officers and Police Clerks, the
Modesto Police Department wants to attract the best of
the best for service to our community.
|The Modesto Police Department
has an authorized strength of over 209 sworn
personnel and 78 non-sworn personnel. The
Department has three divisions - the Operations
Division, the Investigative Services Division
and the Support Division.
various career opportunities available in the
Modesto Police Department.
Click to check on
career openings or
apply online. For
information on the tests involved in becoming a
Police Officer (lateral)
Police Officer Trainee
Community Service Officer
Animal Control Officer
Police Property and Evidence Technician
For further information about
the Department, contact the
Training Unit of the Modesto Police Department at (209)
For information on course requirements, contact
California State University Stanislaus at (209) 667-3122
or Modesto Junior College at (209) 575-6498. For further
information on jobs in law enforcement and information
on how to prepare for the written exam, visit the
Peace Officer Standards and
Training (POST) website.