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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.

One-stop Testing Event on July 12 & 13 in San Jose.

Female and male CDCR in uniform.

CDCR is hosting a one-stop testing event for interested applicants on Friday, July 12, 2019, and Saturday, July 13, 2019, in San Jose, California. Attendees will participate in a CDCR recruitment presentation, an opportunity to apply onsite, and if qualified, complete the written examination all in one day. Event registration and more information.