Police BadgeThis page is a work in progress and we intend on elaborating more on why we think you should consider a career working with the Shafter Police Department than any other agency.

In the meantime, if you're interested in checking us out, please see the job opportunities section on our city website for information and application process.

We would also suggest you check out the California Peace Officers Standards and Training webpage for information regarding peace officer application and training expectations. The POST website may be accessed here: POST Home ( and specific questions may be obtained here: POST General Questions ( 

Additional Information

If you'd like to receive some information on what it takes and our expectations to be a police officer, or maybe just some questions about background concerns, please email us with your question. Watch the video below to learn more about what it's like to work for the Shafter Police Department.