Union City Police Department

Hiring Process



Apply at www.CalOpps.Org. Applications are accepted on a continuing basis.

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Initial Interview

The initial interview consists of an oral board panel of three department employees.

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Command Staff Interview

The Command Staff interview generally takes place 1-2 weeks following the initial interview.

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Background Investigation

The background investigation consists of a thorough examination performed to POST regulations.

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Chief’s Interview / Job Offer

Chief will get to know you and review your background with you. If successful, you will receive a conditional job offer.

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Medical & Psychological

Only once a conditional job offer has been received can you be scheduled for a medical and/or psychological examination.

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Job Offer

Once all the above steps are completed, you will be provided with your official academy start date.

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