How much does a Police Officer make in San Diego, CA? The average Police Officer salary in San Diego, CA is $63,000 as of June 28, 2021, but the range typically falls between $58,800 and $68,600. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Community College Police Officer

San Diego Community College District - San Diego, CA

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San Diego Community College District - San Diego, CA

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EF Education First - San Diego, CA

Mobile Officer

Securitas Security Services - San Diego, CA

Job Description

The Police Officer is responsible for responding to calls, taking necessary action at the scene of crime or disturbance, conducting investigations, making arrests, testifying in court, and completing reports/forms and routine paperwork. Responsible for patrolling an assigned area to prevent and discover crime and to enforce regulations. Being a Police Officer typically reports to a Police Sergeant. Requires an associate's degree in criminal justice and/or additional certifications and at least 12 to 18 months of law enforcement experience. Working as a Police Officer typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. Gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)

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