Police Academy Trainee

Orange, CA
Orange Police Department

Salary
$5,824.00 Monthly

THE POSITION:

This is a non-sworn trainee classification. Incumbents are employed by the City of Orange while they participate in required law enforcement training in order to develop and meet the requirements of the position of Police Officer. Upon successful completion of the required law enforcement training, Police Academy Trainees are promoted to the position of Police Officer.

Examples of Duties
This is a non-sworn trainee classification. Incumbents are employed by the City of Orange while they participate in required law enforcement training in order to develop and meet the requirements of the position of Police Officer.  Upon successful completion of the required law enforcement training, Police Academy Trainees are promoted to the position of Police Officer.

Police Academy Trainees are employed to train, prepare, and graduate from the Police Academy in order to successfully perform the following duties as a Police Officer:  Under supervision, performs community-based law enforcement and crime prevention duties; enforces city, county and state laws; patrols assigned areas; responds to calls for protection of life and property; conducts preliminary investigations of matters involving possible violations of law; investigates criminal cases; directs and controls traffic flow; stops violators; warns against unlawful practices, issues citations, testifies in court; prepares and submits reports; inspects business premises; investigates suspicious persons and circumstances; gives information and directions to the public; reviews case records and reports; collects and identifies evidence; apprehends and arrests criminal law violators; enforces parking regulations; attends training assignments and target practice; performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Graduation from high school, or equivalent.
  2. United States citizenship by date of hire.
  3. At least 20 years of age at time of application, and at least 21 years of age by date of hire.
  4. Possession of a valid California driver license, auto insurance, and a satisfactory driving record.