Police Officer (Lateral)

Fremont Police Department - Fremont, California

Jul 18, 2019

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Application Deadline:
Dec 31, 2020

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$106582-Lateral annual
Academy Graduate:
$106582 annual
Lateral Transfer:
$106582 annual
Top Pay:
$129580 annual

Job Description

The City of Fremont is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer Lateral in the Fremont Police Department.

As a peace officer, you will have the extraordinary privilege of a career of service, substance, and honor.

Example of duties as an Officer: Patrol for the prevention of crime and the enforcement of laws and regulations; investigate and prepare reports on accidents, offenses and damage to property; prepare reports on arrests and property impounded; make arrests, issue citations, and give verbal warnings; intervene in private or public disputes to protect the public and maintain order; other duties as assigned

Additional Information

Position Highlights:

$10,000 Signing Bonus

Police Officer: $8,881 - $10,798 monthly / $106,582 —$129,580 annually- base pay

  • One hour paid on-duty workout each shift, full cross-fit gym with treadmills and bikes and a basketball court
  • Full locker rooms, towel service and access to on-site trainer. 24/7 micro market on-site. One hour paid on duty lunch.
  • Prime Schedule: 4 days on, 4 days off- rotating schedule
  • CalPERS retirement plan, PEPRA 2.7@57, Classic 3@55
  • 104 hours of annual holiday pay, paid vacation starts at 120 hours annually, 200 hour maximum
  • $2,280 monthly City contribution towards medical and dental. Vision provided through FPA
  • Eligible to receive up to a maximum of $580 per month in taxable cash for money not used or in lieu of purchasing medical benefits
  • $50k City paid life insurance
  • $1,750 annual uniform allowance ($500 for first year)
  • Longevity pay, bilingual pay, educational incentive pay, POST incentive pay, specialist pay, and opportunities for overtime
  • *Lateral applicants annual salary will be negotiated at time of hire.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 20.5
  • Education: High school diploma or the equivalent
  • Experience: Currently employed as a Police Officer or Deputy Sheriff by a California law enforcement agency. Must have passed field training or jail training program with current agency.


  • California Government Code Section 1031(a) requires that Police Officers be citizens of the United States. California Government Code Section 1031.5 requires that permanent resident aliens who desire to be employed as Police Officers be eligible for and have applied for citizenship.
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Must be 20-1/2 years of age at time of filing and 21 years of age at time of appointment (no upper age limit).
  • Ability to pass a job related medical examination, which will include a drug screen, and a psychological evaluation. Must pass an extensive background check including a polygraph examination. A record of repeated criminal misdemeanors and/or felony violations or other infractions of the law may be disqualifying.
  • Possession of a Class C California driver's license at the time of appointment and satisfactory driving record is required.


  • Successful completion of a POST approved field training or jail training program
  • Currently employed as a Police Officer or Deuty Sheriff by a California law enforcement agency

Contact Informaton

Lindsay Kennedy

Fremont Police Department
2000 Stevenson Blvd
Fremont, California 94538-2336
phone: 5107906674

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