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City Now Accepting Online Applications for Garden Grove Police Positions

Be the Next Generation to Make a Difference

July 8, 2021

The City of Garden Grove is seeking qualified and committed candidates who are service-oriented and passionate about making a difference in the community to join the Garden Grove Police Department. The City is now accepting online applications for sworn and non-sworn positions. The deadline to apply is Thursday, July 22, 2021. To apply online, visit ggpd.org/join.

Job openings for part-time and full-time positions include:
• Police Cadet
• Police Recruit
• Police Recruit – Academy Enrolled
• Police Officer – Academy Trained
• Lateral Police Officer

“We are focused on recruiting qualified police officers that are committed to serving and making a difference in the community. They are the next generation of the Garden Grove Police Department,” said Chief Tom DaRe.

Garden Grove is a diverse city that values and relies on a community policing philosophy. The City of Garden Grove offers competitive benefits including contributions toward medical, dental, and vision coverage; Garden Grove Police Association paid percentage of lifetime medical; tuition reimbursement; bilingual pay; military leave with pay; military service buyback through CalPERS; and flexible job opportunities across the department.

For sworn police officers, the Garden Grove Police Department offers in-service training programs and specializations in the areas of canine handling, gang suppression, investigations, juvenile services, motorcycle traffic enforcement, patrol, special weapons and tactics, vice-narcotic enforcement, and more after sufficient experience in the police department.

Visit ggpd.org/join to apply online or for more information, including job details and qualifications, or contact Corporal Thi Huynh from the Garden Grove Police Department at (714) 741-5922 or thih@ggcity.org.