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(831) 646-3914

(831) 646-3830

(831) 646-3899

Monterey Police Department
351 Madison Street
Monterey, CA 93940
Open 24 hours a day.

Confidential Tip Hotline
(831) 646-3840

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The Monterey Police Department offers exciting and rewarding careers in law enforcement to quality candidates. We invite you to join us. The journey is long and difficult, but the rewards last a lifetime.

Current Openings

Police Officer: Lateral, Academy Graduate & Academy Attendee
Police Officer: Trainee

Submit Application
A City of Monterey application is required and must be accompanied by a supplemental questionnaire indicating your status as a Lateral candidate.
Oral Board Examination
Oral boards will be scheduled by Human Resources.
Chief's Interview
Each candidate who successfully passes the Oral Board Examination can expect to have a Chief's interview. This interview may or may not be immediately following the Oral Board Examination.
Background Investigation
Upon the Chief's review, candidates may enter the background investigation phase of the process.