Police Cadet

Banning, CA
Banning Police Department

Salary: $33,571.20 – $40,040.00 Annually.

Closing Date: 6/9/2024.

Position Summary:

Under direct supervision of police personnel, performs a variety of routine non-sworn tasks in an apprenticeship program framework. The Cadet Program is designed to introduce recent high school graduates and college students to a law enforcement career and to prepare them for entry into the Police Academy.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform reception duties;
  • Greet visitors and direct to appropriate staff;
  • Answer questions and provide general information to the public;
  • Answer phones and forward calls as appropriate;
  • Provide support assistance and learn the duties performed in the following areas: lobby reception, records, crime prevention, dispatch, patrol and property control; provide clerical support as needed; type, file, provide requested forms and reports and release vehicles to individuals as appropriate.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age, a maximum of 24 years of age and must be appointed prior to reaching 21st birthday.
  • Must be a high school graduate or GED equivalent and be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in law enforcement related courses.
  • Experience as a Police Explorer with any agency is highly desirable.
  • Successful candidates will have some basic knowledge of modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment and effective public communication techniques.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid California Driver License. May require some weekend, holiday and evening work assignments.