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Interested in working for the Police Department?  The Sacramento Police Department is seeking applicants for POLICE RECRUIT. 

Check our informative Recruiting Programs page for details on our Hiring Workshops, Bootcamp Wednesdays, and Patrol and Dispatch Ride-Alongs.

Law Enforcement Candidate Scholars’ (LECS)

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How to Become a "LECS" Scholar

The Sacramento Police Department is a proud partner of LECS, a Sacramento State program designed to eliminate challenges and barriers for students interested in a career in law enforcement.

This initiative is aimed to create greater inclusion in recruitment and hiring within law enforcement, with a primary focus on successful career placement and leadership development. 

If you are a current or future Sacramento State student, please follow the link to the LECS website to learn more about how this can benefit you.




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Bootcamp Wednesdays is a fitness and recruitment program that is held every Wednesday from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  The locations may vary from week to week, however, for the rest of April 2018, Bootcamp Wednesdays will be held at the Oak Park Community Center, 3425 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Sacramento.  This program is designed to provide participants an opportunity to see what a typical Police Academy fitness regimen is all about. The exercises will entail circuit style, full body workouts.

Bootcamp Wednesdays are very beneficial to those who may be interested in a career with the Sacramento Police Department or those who may already be in the hiring process.  It is a great opportunity for participants to network with others and develop relationships with officers from the department.

 Through the program, participants are given the opportunity to build relationships with recruiters and other applicants after the workout.  This program will benefit all who participate by preparing you for the physical demands of the Police Academy.   Come join us!!!  All you need to bring is your running shoes, a positive attitude and a friend! #SacPDStrong