Your career awaits you at the Glendale Police Department
Police Chief Manuel Cid
On January 16, 2023, Chief Manuel Cid became the 20th police chief in the history of Glendale. Chief Cid comes to Glendale after nearly 20 years serving the community of Culver City. His tenure in Culver City includes the last 2 ½ years as the Department’s Chief of Police, a role he has served in since the spring of 2020 when he became the Department’s youngest and first ever Latino Police Chief.
Throughout his two-decade career with the Culver City Police Department, Chief Cid has had the opportunity to work a vast array of assignments, while promoting up the ranks of a full-service police department. Chief Cid’s law enforcement career includes extensive experience in the areas of patrol and enforcement operations, investigations, law enforcement administrations and professional standards, as well as emergency management. Chief Cid has also had the opportunity to work on multiple local, state, and federal taskforces, impacting public safety on a regional level.
Thank you for your interest in joining the Glendale Police Department. We are a dedicated and professional team that takes pride in serving our community and delivering exceptional customer service through precision, execution and innovative leadership.
As the Chief of Police, I can attest that our department is an exceptional place to work, learn, and grow as a law enforcement professional. We value diversity, innovation, and community partnership, and we are continuously striving to improve our services to better serve our residents.
If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career in law enforcement, I encourage you to apply to join our team. Our recruitment process is rigorous, but we believe in attracting the best and brightest candidates who are committed to upholding our department's values and mission.
Thank you again for your interest in the Glendale Police Department. We look forward to the opportunity to meet you and welcome you to our team of dedicated professionals.
- Manuel Cid
Chief of Police
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