Police Officer Trainee/Lateral

The Watsonville Police Department is looking to hire new officers.

Trainees are required to submit an application through the city’s webpage (click HERE) along with a verification letter(s) showing proof of a passing score of 48 or higher for the POST PELLET B Written Exam and a passing score for the WSTB Physical Agility Exam at the time of application.

South Bay Regional Public Safety Training, located in San Jose, offers the test on behalf of the Watsonville Police Department.

We are also accepting the National Testing Network scores for the written portion (click HERE). 

*The written and physical exam will be waived for academy graduates and lateral applicants. 

If you have any questions, please call Officer Elizabeth Sousa at 831-768-3361.

Officer Andre Burke pinning ceremony