Join Bakersfield Police Department
Bakersfield Police Department
The Bakersfield Police Department is proud to protect the residents, businesses, and visitors of Bakersfield. Our department is growing and our community desires police officers who represent and will uphold the values of our citizens.
Police officer candidates who are compassionate, professional, accountable, and possess a passion for public service are highly encouraged to apply. The Bakersfield Police Department strongly believes that having the best employees provides the best service to the community and makes us the sound of something better.
The process of joining the Bakersfield Police Department is a rigorous one! From the written exam to the captain’s interview, we’ve got you covered.
We want each and every applicant succeed during their process. We’ve laid out guidelines on how to prepare for each test and interview in the hiring process.
INSIDE BAKERSFIELD PD
Learn about our agency, mission, and philosophies. Meet our leadership and find out if our agency would be a good fit for you and your professional aspirations.
We’ve put together some of the most commonly asked questions regarding the hiring process and qualifications for joining the Bakersfield Police Department.
contact a recruiter
Interested in taking the next step to join our department? Contact a recruiter to have your questions answered.