SFGovAccessibility
Seal of the City and County of San Francisco
City and County of San Francisco

To view graphic version of this page, refresh this page (F5)

Skip to page body
SFPD
SF311

General Information and Qualifications

General Information and Qualifications
     
 sfpd patch small

Join The
                                          
SFPD                                
San Francisco's Finest
 ctyseal.gif

 

Information

Duties

Examination

Lateral

Application

Background

FAQ

TO QUALIFY TO TAKE THE POLICE OFFICER EXAMINATION, YOU MUST:

  • Be at least 20 years old (there is no maximum age limit).
  • Be a U.S. citizen. There is no residency requirement.
  • Have a valid driver license.
  • Not have been convicted of a felony in California or of an act in any other state or Federal jurisdiction or in any other county that would have been a felony if committed in California or any misdemeanor that carries a penalty prohibiting ownership, possession, or control of a firearm.

TO BE HIRED, YOU MUST:

  • Be at least 21 years old.
  • Have:
    • a U.S. high school diploma or
    • a G.E.D. or
    • California High School Proficiency examination or
    • two-year / four year degree from an accredited college or university in the United States
  • Be a U.S. citizen.
  • Successfully complete all components of the Police Officer examination and the background investigation process.

 


 

Last updated: 10/23/2014 4:05:30 PM