Swearing in New Officers on November 3, 2011
Recruiting inexperienced individuals with good backgrounds, strong work history and solid character often results in an outstanding police officer. Lateral transfers also help to fill the ranks. At left, four new officers raise their hands and swear to uphold the Constitution of the United States of America and the Constitution of the State of California at their Swearing In Ceremony on November 3, 2011. From left to right: Matt Gregg, Luke Gilbertson, Abe Ocampo, and James Michaud
Lateral Officer Openings
Top step officers earn $84,084 and can earn up to 7.5% additional pay for a total of $90,600! One third of officers are corporals topping at $94,954. A bachelors is 5% or an AA is 2.5%. With a degree and exceptional performance pay, corporals earn up to $102,230! Apply Online for Laguna Beach Job Openings Contact the Department Personnel Officer, Jim Cota, at 949 497-0374 for more information.
Community Outreach Officer Program
The Community Outreach Officer works closely with social service agencies, as well as the homeless, and also with local civic groups.
Corporal Jason Farris is Laguna Beach's Community Outreach Officer. To visit the Community Outreach Officer Program web page, click here.
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