Personnel and Training

The Alameda Police Department is committed to providing its citizens the finest law enforcement services. Emphasizing a community oriented approach, Alameda’s police officers work hand in hand with the residents to make the city safer and improve the quality of life.

The City of Alameda is an equal opportunity employer. The police department encourages women and minorities to apply. In partnership with a culturally diverse community, the Alameda Police Department is committed to the effective suppression of crime and drug-related activity and to providing a safe and secure environment through vigorous law enforcement. The Department will strive to identify and solve problems that threaten the quality of life in its community.

As a member of the Alameda Police Department, you will be among the most qualified law enforcement officers in the nation. The City of Alameda is committed to affording its police officers the very best in training, equipment and encourages career development through numerous departmental programs.

Some of these programs include: Foot / Bicycle Patrol, Motorcycle / Traffic Enforcement, K-9 Program, School Resource Officers, Crime Prevention / Community Policing , Housing Authority Patrol, Investigations Division, Harbor Patrol, and the Critical Incident Response Team.

The members of the Alameda Police Department have dedicated themselves to public service. By choosing a career in law enforcement, they recognize the community holds them to the highest standards of conduct.

The Positions:

Police Officer Recruit
Officer Academy Graduate
Police Officer Lateral
Police Technician II ( Dispatcher)

For latest job offerings, please visit the City of Alameda Human Resources webpage:

Current Openings

The Personnel and Training Unit can be reached at (510) 337-8440.