Police Officer (Academy Trained)

Glendora, CA
Glendora Police Department

Salary: $83,923.92 – $102,010.08 Annually.

Position Summary:

The City of Glendora is seeking motivated individuals with high ethical standards and a commitment to public service to join the City of Glendora Police Department and contribute to its mission of supporting and serving the community with dedication, excellence and mutual respect. If you take pride in delivering the highest level of public safety and service, and approach crime prevention creatively, we invite you to join one of the finest Police Departments in Southern California.

Essential Functions:

  • Patrols, either in a vehicle or on foot, an assigned area during an assigned shift and looks for indicators of possible criminal activity or threats to life and property; answers calls for police services; enforces City, county, and state laws; makes field contacts and completes forms; may conduct both preliminary and follow-up investigations of disturbances, prowlers, burglaries, thefts, robberies, vehicle accidents, suspected homicides, and other criminal incidents.
  • As a Motor Officer, patrols the City on a motorcycle or in a radar-equipped patrol unit; responds to calls related to traffic incidents and any other emergencies; observes, monitors, and controls routine and unusual traffic conditions; assists and advises motorists and enforces traffic safety laws.
  • Makes arrests as necessary; serves warrants and subpoenas; interviews victims, complainants, and witnesses; interrogates suspects; gathers and preserves evidence; receives, searches, and books prisoners; fingerprints and transports prisoners; testifies and presents evidence in court.
  • Contacts and cooperates with other law enforcement agencies in matters relating to the investigation of crimes and the apprehension of offenders.
  • Writes reports and field notes; participates in staff development; attends briefings and training sessions; performs routine maintenance on assigned patrol vehicle, firearms, and other equipment.
  • Makes traffic stops and issues warnings, citations, or makes arrests as necessary; checks vehicles and observes vehicle occupants; investigates scenes of vehicle accidents, provides emergency medical care as necessary, directs traffic and arranges for clearing of roadway, interviews drivers and witnesses and prepares reports; directs traffic at fire, special events, and other emergency or congested situations.
  • Assists the public and answers questions; administers first aid and responds to calls for medical assistance; establishes and maintains good relationships with the general public.
  • As assigned, acts as training officer for new Police Officers; serves as field supervisor on individual calls requiring special attention; or conducts background investigations.
  • As assigned, makes presentations before a variety of public groups to promote crime prevention activities and to enhance public understanding of Police Department activities; serves as liaison to neighborhood watch groups and schools.


  • Must be a high school graduate or equivalent.
  • Successful completion of a POST certified basic academy.
  • Possession of or ability to obtain a Class C California driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record during the course of employment.
  • Possession of a P.O.S.T Basic Certificate.
  • Candidates must meet standards of physical stature, endurance, and agility established by the City.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age at time of hire.
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizen or be eligible for U.S. citizenship.
  • Persons will be disqualified from holding a position as Police Officer if they fail to diligently cooperate in the processing of their citizenship application within three years or are otherwise denied citizenship.