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Deputy Sheriff / Deputy Cadet Trainee

Institution name: Stanford University Department of Public Safety

Title: Deputy Sheriff / Deputy Cadet Trainee

Job location: CA

Job category: Officer positions


Posting date: 2022-10-12 00:00:00

End date: 2023-10-12 00:00:00

Stanford DPS is currently accepting applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff and Deputy Sheriff Cadet Trainee (non-academy grad).  To view the detailed job description and to apply online visit   Keyword search: deputy sheriff or deputy cadet trainee

For additional information please visit our department website at or e-mail the recruitment unit at

About Stanford DPS: 

Stanford Deputy Sheriffs derive their peace officer powers through a written memorandum of understanding (MOU) between Stanford University and Santa Clara County. While on duty, Stanford deputies have full law enforcement powers to make arrests, enforce all applicable laws, and provide any other law enforcement services throughout the state of California pursuant to California Penal Code §830.6. All initial and follow-up investigations of crimes occurring at Stanford will be conducted by Stanford deputies, except for cases involving the death of a human being, attempted homicide, and kidnapping and/or the taking of hostages, which will be managed by the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office. The Sheriff or a designee may also elect to take full responsibility for investigating any criminal incident that occurs on the Stanford campus that is within unincorporated Santa Clara County. SUDPS coordinates regularly with other local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies including the Palo Alto Police Department, the California Highway Patrol, the FBI, and the Secret Service. The training received by Stanford Deputies meets the California Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) guidelines and includes a 26-week police academy. The academy is followed by a supervised in-field training program and continuous in-service, specialty, and advanced training designed to foster personal and professional growth. 

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