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Department, city, state

Position: Patrol | Type: Entry

Application Status: Open

October 13, 2023

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$36.65 hourly


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The Long Beach Police Department is the second largest municipal police agency in Los Angeles County and provides law enforcement services to the 7th largest city in the State of California. With over 800 sworn officers and a total staffing of over 1,200 personnel, LBPD is dedicated to professional, proactive and innovative policing and is committed to building and maintaining positive relationships with the diverse community they serve. With an annual operating budget of over $211 million, the Police Department also provides contracted law enforcement services to the Port of Long Beach, Long Beach Airport, Long Beach Transit, and Long Beach City College.



 Medical and Dental Insurance

·             Life Insurance

·             Retirement Plan (P.E.R.S.)

·             Paid Vacation, Personal Holidays and Sick Leave

·             Deferred Compensation

·             Credit Union Membership

·             Free Bus Transportation (Long Beach Transit)

·             Flexible Spending Accounts

·             Free Employee Parking
·             Paid Parental Leave*
*Paid Parental Leave - after six (6) months of City employment; up to 30 calendar days (160 hours/192 hours for sworn platoon) of PPL, taken in full-day increments, in connection with the birth, adoption, or foster placement of a child, up to the age of seventeen (17).


  • Age : 20 and a half years of age or older at time of filing

  • Citizenship Required : U.S. citizenship or have applied for citizenship. Citizenship must be granted within three years of appointment.

  • High School Grad/GED : Yes

  • Valid CALIFORNIA Driver's License : Yes

  • Applicants taking the written exam with NTN must meet the following minimum scores: Video – 65, Reading – 70 and Writing – 70.  NTN scores must have been issued within twelve (12) months of application filing date.

  • Applicants taking the POST PELLETB examination must meet the minimum T-Score of 45.  PELLETB scores must have been issued within eighteen (18) months of application filing date.

  • Applicants need only provide proof of one exam: NTN Frontline or POST PELLETB Examination. Scores must be submitted at time of application submittal for consideration.  For additional information on testing, fee waivers, compensation and benefits, and the Long Beach Police Department’s Policies, click on: Police Recruit Information Sheet.

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