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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, Crisis Response Team, Gang Task Force, and Fugitive Apprehension Team.

Female and male CDCR in uniform.


One Stop Testing Event on October 25 & October 26
in Crescent City

CDCR is hosting a one stop testing event for interested applicants on Friday, October 25, 2019 and Saturday, October 26, 2019 in Crescent City, California. Attendees will hear an informational presentation on becoming a peace officer, learn about the hiring process, and have an opportunity to speak with Pelican Bay State Prison (PBSP) recruiters and correctional professionals. Then apply and if qualified, take the written exam on the same day! For event registration and more information.

Discover the outstanding opportunities for correctional officer careers at PBSP, visit our Institution Highlights page.