Garden Grove

GGPD seeking job applicants

GARDEN GROVE police are recruiting for sworn and non-sworn positions (Shutterstock).

Are you, or someone you know interested in a career requiring empathy, honesty, integrity, and resiliency? 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 Monday, Oct. 25. 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.

“The Garden Grove Police Department is committed to recruiting qualified police officers who are not only public-service oriented, but also want to make a real difference in Garden Grove. They will be the next generation that will protect and serve your community,” said Police Chief Tom DaRé.

Centrally located in Orange County, 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 the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (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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