Police Officer (2 Positions)

Glendale, CA
Glendale Community College

The Police Officer is a sworn position within the College Police Department. Police Officers perform work in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and Board policy.

Apprehends and arrests suspects, investigates unsafe and hazardous conditions, provides first-aid, responds to requests for assistance and reports of crime in progress, investigate incidents and prepare appropriate reports. May work weekends, overtime, holidays, and variable shifts.

$5,398.43 – $5,951.78 Monthly

8/21/2020 5:00 PM Pacific


  • Patrols District property to discourage and apprehend lawbreakers; detects fire, safety and health problems; to provide physical security for buildings and District property.
  • Responds to calls or requests for service regarding police related activity including but not limited to accidents, emergencies, crimes, threats, altercations, investigating unsafe conditions that may pose a hazard to the safety or heath of employees and students, and/or requests for aid/assistance; makes observations and takes appropriate action.
  • Responds to requests to investigate unsafe conditions that may pose a hazard to the safety or health of students and employees.
  • Performs emergency first aid and stabilizes injured persons prior to the arrival of paramedics.
  • Arrests, searches and interrogates suspects in accordance with law enforcement codes and regulations.
  • Patrols parking lots; regulates traffic; issues parking and traffic citations and warnings; may conduct preliminary review of parking citation appeals.
  • Provides appropriate service, including information and assistance, to all members of the college community consistent with college policies and practices.
  • Gathers evidence and testifies in court as required.
  • Safely operate an automobile, SUV, or truck to respond to calls for service, observations, and emergency situations.
  • Safely operate police weapons including but not limited to firearms, Taser, and batons.
  • Investigates reports of criminal activity and violations of State and Federal statutes, codes and District regulations.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Successful completion of a P.O.S.T. certified Regular Basic Police Academy certificate.

Licenses and Special Qualifications:

  • Successfully pass P.O.S.T pre-placement written, physical agility, psychological, medical exams, and extensive background investigation.
  • Must possess a valid California Class "C" Driver's License.
  • Must be 21 years of age at the time of appointment as a peace officer.
  • Must be a United States Citizen or a permanent resident alien who is eligible, and has applied for, citizenship.