Police Employment Opportunities

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If you are interested in any of the following positions, please click on the appropriate link below for the position information and the supplemental application information. A City application is required for all open positions. A complete application (City application, record waiver and supplemental (if required)) must be submitted to the Human Resources Department. IMPORTANT: Facsimiles and final filing date postmarks will not be accepted.

If you are interested in a position that is not currently open, you can submit a Job Interest Card. The Job Interest Card will be kept on file with the Human Resources Office for a year. If the particular position is open for recruitment the applicant will be notified.

For volunteer opportunities, please visit the Volunteer Opportunities page.

Neighborhood Watch Block Captain

  • Type:Volunteer
  • Salary/Pay Rate:None - Volunteer
  • Posted Date:01/01/2012

Goal of position:  Aid the Manhattan Beach Police Department in recognizing and reporting suspicious activity in neighborhoods.  Neighborhood Watch is a crime prevention program which enlists the active participation of residents in cooperation with law enforcement to reduce crime in their communities. Over 400 residents currently participate as Neighborhood Watch Block Captains in the City of Manhattan Beach.

Sample Activities:

  • Host a Neighborhood Watch meeting
  • Participate in a ride-along with a Police Officer
  • Take a Station Tour
  • Work closely with the Manhattan Beach Police Department
  • Act as a liaison between the Police Department and your block
  • Be on the lookout for suspicious activity
  • Report suspicious activity to the Police Department

Worksite (location): Your neighborhood!

Qualifications Sought:  Anyone Can Participate! City Residents, young or old, renter or homeowner!

If you would like to get more information or get involved, please call the Neighborhood Watch Program at (310) 802-5183 or visit the Neighborhood Watch Website

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