Employment and Volunteer Opportunities

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Hiring and Volunteer Information

The Palm Springs Police Department is seeking Lateral Police Officers and Pre-Service/Police Academy Graduates. If you are interested in a position with the Palm Springs Police Department or any job openings in the City of Palm Springs, be sure to check our available job openings page frequently. 

If you are in the background stage for a police department position and have been asked to fill out a Personal History Statement, be sure to check the California POST website to access the forms.  On the POST website, click on the Background/Hiring link to access the forms.

If you are interested in VOLUNTEERING with the Palm Springs Police Department, explore our website for information.  If you're ready to submit an application for any of our volunteer programs including Reserve Police Officer, Citizens on Patrol, Search & Rescue, or Aero Squadron, fill out an application.  After you fill out the application, you simply print it and return it to the Palm Springs Police Department.



CA POST Personal History Statement

PHS for Polygraph Sworn Positions



CA POST Personal History Statement