Los Alamitos police officers posing together in uniform on a sunny dayJoin Our Team

The Los Alamitos Police Department is looking for quality people who are either Lateral Police Officers, Academy trained recruits, and occasionally recruit officers who we sponsor through a Police Academy. The Police Department also hires for non-sworn professional positions who provide support and other essential services to our Department.

The members of the Los Alamitos Police Department work to create police-community oriented partnerships that address causes of crime via a culture of proactive law enforcement, as well as other community issues. These partnerships become the mechanism to effectively solve problems and foster connectivity with the community.

Potential Assignments

  • Detectives
  • Homeless Liaison Officer (HLO)
  • Mobile Command Post
  • Motor Officer
  • Patrol
  • School Resource Officer (SRO)
  • Serious Traffic Accident Response (STAR) Team
  • Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT)
  • Bicycle Patrol

How to Apply

Please visit the Human Resources page for more information.