Tired of working in a custody environment? Want to shorten your commute? Ready to get out and hit the streets? Fullerton PD is waiting for you!

Our department is proud to be made up of nearly 40% lateral officers! We have laterals from all over CA including LASD, OCSD, RSO, and other CA agencies.


  • Culture is lateral friendly – Laterals start at pay rate closest to their current pay and classic PERS members are given 3@55 PERS retirement. PEPRA members are at 2.7@57 formula.
  • Competitive pay and benefits. Scheduled pay raises through FY 2021. Bonuses for POST certificates, bilingual pay, and longevity. Up to 5 years of sworn time from other department counts towards longevity pay!
  • State of the art equipment: New patrol rifles, updated fleet, new MDT computers, choice of either external vest or traditional uniforms.
  • 3/12.5 work schedule for patrol, 4/10 for investigations, motors, and other non-uniform positions
  • Over 15 specialty assignments including county and local task forces, gangs, narcotics, motors, Homeless Liaison Officers, SRO, and SWAT.
  • 150 sworn department – we value our family environment with yearly planned outings including Baker 2 Vegas, annual BBQ competition, Laughlin river trip, Angels game, and golf tournament just to name a few.
  • Well-equipped gym onsite with unlimited access.

For further information, contact a recruiter today. Most of our recruiters are laterals themselves and can answer all of your questions.

Come join the finest Police Department in North Orange County!

Contact Personnel/Recruitment
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