Lodi Police Personnel standing, smiling in front of the rescue Vehicle

The men and women of the Lodi Police Department invite career-minded law enforcement professionals to join our winning team!

About the Department

Lodi Police Department is a full-service police department providing professional protection and superior service to our community of 63,000 residents in the San Joaquin Valley. 

We are proud to have implemented Community Oriented Policing long before it was fashionable and is no small part of why we enjoy a low crime rate and excellent quality of life. We are dedicated to providing the finest policing product available anywhere, to all of the residents and visitors in our community.


Applicants must possess a basic Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certificate or be enrolled in a POST Academy to be eligible.

Current Openings

Check out current openings with the City of Lodi.

We are currently hiring for Police Officer - Lateral. Salary begins at $94,291-$114,612. We have excellent medical, dental, and orthodontic benefits. There is a medical incentive - cash in lieu: up to $8,326 annually.                                                                                                                    

The Lodi Police Department is a diverse organization located in the heart of the Central Valley. We proudly serve a supportive community of 67,000 residents. We are committed to the 30x30 initiative, which is a pledge to increase women recruited to 30% by 2030. Women and those with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. 

We have a wide range of collateral duties that include SWAT, Mobile Field Force, UAV, Field Evidence Technician, Motors, K9, and School Resource Officer.

More Information

If you would like to join us, now is the time! Please email Sergeant Matt Latino or email Sergeant Regan Porteous.