If I am a naturalized citizen, do I need to provide a birth certificate?
If a birth certificate is recoverable we would like to see the document.
Should I send my Certificate of Naturalization papers?
No. Enclose a statement with your background package stating that you have your certificate and that upon request you will bring it to your Background Investigation interview.
I am not a U.S. citizen yet, what do I need to do?
You MUST be a U.S. citizen at the time of appointment to the position. If you have any questions regarding obtaining citizenship, you may refer to the following website: http://uscis.gov
Police Officer Employment Information
General Information and Qualifications
Salary and Benefits
Application and Selection Procedures
Lateral Entry Program
List of Current Job Openings
Background Unit / Current Candidate Info
The Physical Ability Test
Frequently Asked Questions
Have Questions? Contact the San Francisco Police Department Recruitment Unit
850 Bryant Street, Room 577-15A, San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: 415-734-3331 or 415-734-3332