Job Openings at the San Francisco Police Department




Sworn Job Opportunities



Entry Level Police Officer

We are accepting Entry Level Police Officer applications. To apply please follow the 2-step process:

  1. Apply through the San Francisco Department of Human Resource website: Entry Level (Q-2) Police Officer
  2. Schedule a testing date and location: National Testing Network

*As part of this process, you will need to establish an account with NTN. A fee is required to take the FrontLine National examination. Candidates with demonstrated financial hardship may submit a request to have the fee waived prior to test registration. See “Candidate FAQ #27” on the NTN website ( to learn more on how to apply for a fee waiver.

For more detailed information, please visit the Application and Selection Procedures page.


Lateral Police Officer


For information on the Lateral Police Officer program, please visit the Lateral Entry Program page.


Non Sworn Job Opportunities


For information on current non-sworn SFPD and other City Department job opportunities, please visit the City and County of San Francisco Department of Human Resources website.



Police Officer Employment Information

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Background Unit / Current Candidate Info
The Physical Ability Test
Frequently Asked Questions

Have Questions? Contact the San Francisco Police Department Recruitment Unit

1245 3rd Street, 5th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: 415-837-7270
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