Garden Grove

GGPD seeking job candidates

THE GARDEN GROVE Chief of Police, Tom DaRé (The Tribune photo).

The City of Garden Grove is seeking qualified and committed candidates who are service-oriented and passionate about making a difference in the community to join the Garden Grove Police Department. The City is now accepting online applications for sworn and non-sworn positions. The deadline to apply is Thursday, July 22, 2021. To apply online, visit

Job openings for part-time and full-time positions include: Police Cadet, Police Recruit, Police Recruit – Academy Enrolled, Police Officer – Academy Trained, and Lateral Police Officer.

 “We are focused on recruiting qualified police officers that are committed to serving and making a difference in the community. They are the next generation of the Garden Grove Police Department,” said Chief Tom DaRe.

Garden Grove is a diverse city that values and relies on a community policing philosophy. The City of Garden Grove offers competitive benefits including contributions toward medical, dental, and vision coverage; Garden Grove Police Association paid percentage of lifetime medical; tuition reimbursement; bilingual pay; military leave with pay; military service buyback through CalPERS; and flexible job opportunities across the department.

For sworn police officers, the Garden Grove Police Department offers in-service training programs and specializations in the areas of canine handling, gang suppression, investigations, juvenile services, motorcycle traffic enforcement, patrol, special weapons and tactics, vice-narcotic enforcement, and more after sufficient experience in the police department.

Visit to apply online or for more information, including job details and qualifications, or contact Corporal Thi Huynh from the Garden Grove Police Department at (714) 741-5922 or


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  1. Please hire people without nasty attitude towards tax payers.
    Running into way too many talk to the ✋ types.
    It’s a tough job, we know, but don’t take it out on the concerned,
    actively involved, citizens. Seriously. Don’t be dinhs.

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