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Join Our Team - We're Hiring!

If you are interested in working at a premiere police agency in a world class destination city, apply for one of the open recruitment positions with the Huntington Beach Police Department.

The Huntington Beach Police Department currently has open continuous recruitment for Police Recruits, Police Officers - experienced/lateral and Communications 911 Dispatchers - experienced/lateral. 


Are you ready to be a police officer? We are looking for police recruits to sponsor into the police academy as future Huntington Beach police officers. View more information and the application process.

POLICE OFFICER (Experienced/Lateral)

We are seeking qualified experienced police officers.  This recruitment is continuous.  Applicants will be notified of upcoming testing dates.  Explore the HBPD Police Officer Earning Potential Calculator.  Qualified lateral candidates are eligible for the 3% at 50 CalPERS retirement plan. View more information and apply.

If you would like information on our physical agility test, you may visit our Physical Agility Test page.


We are seeking qualified experienced Communications Operators/911 Dispatchers.  This recruitment is open and continuous.  Applicants with POST Public Safety Dispatcher Certificate and experience as a public safety dispatcher in a California law enforcement agency are highly encouraged to apply.


If you are between the ages of 18 and 25, interested in the field of law enforcement, and enrolled as a full-time high school or college student, our part-time Cadet Program may be for you. The Cadet Program is designed to develop skills and abilities for young individuals who wish to one day pursue a career in law enforcement. Work hours are assigned around the student's class schedule. Learn more about the Cadet Program and how to apply.

If you need information on other available positions, follow this link:  City of Huntington Beach Job Opportunities.

The HBPD Personnel Department can be e-mailed at [email protected]. Officer Atkins can be reached at 714-536-5936.

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Contact Information

City of Huntington Beach
Police Department
2000 Main Street
Huntington Beach, CA
Request non-emergency police service:
(714) 960-8825
General Information:
(714) 960-8811
Fax: (714) 536-5605
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