Ventura Police Department



The Ventura Police Department is hiring Police Officer Trainees for the October 2017 Academy and Lateral or Academy Trained Police Officers on an on-going basis.

Our department prides itself on hiring and retaining the most qualified individuals. The position of Ventura Police Officer is not only challenging but also extremely rewarding. As a police officer fighting and preventing crime, protecting the innocent, and serving the community is what you do daily, but it is the individuals we hire who are leaders, have courage, integrity, self-discipline, and compassion that make our department great. 

An information booth will be set up every Thursday, ending March 30, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the police department lobby located at 1425 Dowell Drive in Ventura. Those interested in applying are invited to come and have questions answered and learn more about the opportunity and hiring process. For more information about the Thursday recruitment booth or to make an appointment with a recruitment officer please call 805-797-8886.

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Ventura Police Department

1425 Dowell Drive, Ventura, CA 93003
General information: 805-339-4400
After hours, non-emergency: 805-650-8010
Emergency: 9-1-1
Fax: 805-650-8016
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