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Are you interested in a career in law enforcement? Look no further than the Oceanside Police Department, serving the City of Oceanside, a beach community located 39 miles north of San Diego. With an authorized budgeted strength of 228 sworn and 84 professional staff members, the Oceanside Police Department handles approximately 110,000 calls for service each year. Our team is organized under the Chief’s office and three divisions:  Patrol, Support Operations and Investigations. Our motto, "Service With Pride," speaks to our focus on quality customer service and efficient service. We are committed to public safety and to implementing innovative crime-prevention techniques to ensure a safe and healthy community.