Police Cadet

Upland, CA
Upland Police Department

Salary: $16.54 – $20.10 Hourly.

Closing Date: 6/30/2024.

Position Summary:

Under immediate supervision, performs a wide variety of non-sworn duties in various divisions of the Police Department, including lobby reception, records, patrol, traffic, property and evidence, and/or administration; provides general office support as assigned; and performs related work as required.

Essential Functions:

  • Learns, understands, and applies Department and mandated applicable laws, ordinances, policies, and procedures.
  • Provides technical assistance to the public at the front desk and over the telephone; gathers information and records complaints; directs callers to other departmental personnel or other agencies as appropriate; learns and operates police radio communications equipment.
  • Prepares and processes a variety of reports, forms, citations, applications, and permits; types, compiles, and tabulates basic statistical and financial data; tracks status of cases and warrants; maintains related files and records.
  • Assists with vehicle release duties such as regular and thirty (30) day tows, tow hearings, vehicle repossessions, property releases, and vehicle auctions.
  • Releases records as appropriate such as criminal reports, crash reports, and calls for service.
  • Performs California Law Enforcement Telecommunication Systems (CLETS) data entry duties; enters missing/found persons, impounded/stored/repossessed vehicles, and lost and found property into the appropriate records system.
  • Maintains contact with citizens regarding potential law enforcement problems and preserves good relationships with the general public; takes an active role in areas of public education relative to crime and crime prevention.
  • Acts as a court liaison, delivers criminal reports to the District Attorney’s Office for review, and collects court documents related to the filing or rejection of criminal cases.
  • Assists with crime prevention and community relations programs and in the Investigation Division, as assigned.
  • Observes and complies with all City and mandated safety rules, regulations, and protocols.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade.
  • Possession of a valid California Driver’s License, to be maintained throughout employment.
  • Applicants must be of good character and reputation.
  • Applicants will be fingerprinted, and records checked at both State and Federal levels.
  • Applicants must not have a record of conviction of a serious offense, or numerous convictions of minor offenses.
  • Credit rating, if established, must be satisfactory.