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The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) offers rewarding peace officer career opportunities. Becoming a peace officer with CDCR means you are joining a family of dedicated, hardworking men and women responsible for ensuring public safety throughout California. Once you join CDCR, there are many career options you can take as a peace officer including Parole, Internal Affairs, Correctional Safety as well as specialized team assignments including Investigative Services Unit, Safety Emergency Response Team, Negotiations Management, Crisis Response Team, Gang Task Force, and Felony Apprehension Team.

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Pay and Benefits

Information regarding the pay and benefits for entry level peace officers.

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Selection Process

Information regarding the entry level peace officer testing process.

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