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scpd_honestyWhy SCPD?

Santa Clara is one of the fastest-growing cities in Silicon Valley, home to Levi's® Stadium and world-class events.  The Santa Clara Police Department offers numerous advantages over other local communities.

  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent benefit packages
  • Lateral incentives
  • Flexible schedules
  • Overtime Opportunities
  • Northside Police Substation
  • Peer support and mentorship programs
  • Supportive City Council and community
  • Modern 51,000 square foot Police building

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About Us

We value honest, consistency, loyalty, integrity, fairness, respect, accountability, and trust.  If these characteristics make up the core of your value system, we want you to work with us.

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Our Mission

"The Mission of the Santa Clara Police Department is to always provide quality police service to the public. Working together, and in partnership with the community, we will identify and resolve problems utilizing all available resources. We will perform this service professionally and with integrity."

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