Welcome to the Anaheim Police Department recruitment page.  This will be your resource for information regarding the application process, testing and other clarifying steps.
  1. Police Officer - Lateral
  2. Police Officer - Trainee
  3. Corrections Officer
  4. Police Dispatcher I/II
To be considered a Police Officer - Lateral candidate, you must meet the following qualifications:

  • Be currently employed as a Police Officer with a California law enforcement agency.
  • Successfully completed the probationary period in your current or former agency.
  • Possess a valid CA Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Basic Certificate or higher.
  • Possess a valid California Driver's License.

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Out-of-State Applicants: Must have a CA POST Basic Course Waiver by date of appointment. For more information regarding how to obtain a waiver, please visit:

The following background documents will be required once you begin the testing process:

Click here to apply for Police Officer – Lateral

If the position that you are interested in is not listed, please submit a Job Interest Card to be notified via email of future openings.