Police Cadet

Baldwin Park, CA
Baldwin Park Police Department

Salary: $16.82 Hourly.

Position Summary:

Under direct supervision from sworn or civilian personnel, this position will perform a variety of routine and progressively difficult police clerical support duties and assignments within the Police Department. In the Police Cadet Program, cadets will be able to acquire valuable knowledge on how the Police Department operates through hands-on training within various areas including lobby reception, records, crime prevention, patrol, traffic, and property control. This position will be responsible for a variety of tasks including: Assists in the processing of records, fingerprinting, and subpoena service; Assists with typing correspondence to internal and external customers; Facilitates change-over and maintenance of vehicles; Responds to citizen inquiries in prompt and professional manner; Files and maintains confidential police records and related documentation; and perform other related duties as required.


  • Must be at least 18 years of age at time of submitting employment application.
  • Possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License with a satisfactory driving record.
  • Applicants MUST be attending High School OR College at time of appointment. Current school transcripts or school schedule MUST be attached to your application. To qualify for continued employment the following criteria must be met.
  • Overall GPA of 2.0 (“C” Average) or better must be maintained.
  • High school students must, upon graduation, enroll in college for the term immediately following commencement.
  • College students must be full-time carrying a minimum of 12 semester/quarter units of credit each term.
  • Grade reports must be submitted to the office of the Chief of Police after each quarter or semester.