Police Officer Lateral

Chino, CA
Chino Police Department

The Chino Police Department is seeking highly motivated individuals to join their team of well trained professionals who are committed to providing quality service to those who live, visit and do business in Chino. The Chino Police Department operates with a high level of integrity; which serves as the foundation for all that they do.

$6,840.00 – $8,314.00 Monthly


• Patrol, either in a vehicle, on foot or on a bicycle, an assigned area during an assigned shift and look for indicators of possible criminal activity or threat to life and property; answer calls for police services; respond to crimes in progress; enforce City, county, and state laws; make field contacts and complete forms; may conduct both preliminary and follow-up investigations of disturbances, prowlers, burglaries, thefts, robberies, traffic collisions, suspected homicides, and other criminal incidents.
• As a Motor Officer, patrol the City on a motorcycle or in a radar-equipped patrol unit; respond to calls related to traffic incidents and any other emergencies; observe, monitor, and control routine and unusual traffic conditions; assist and advise motorists and enforce traffic safety laws.
• Make arrests as necessary; serve warrants and subpoenas; conduct searches and seizures involving people, vehicles, and structures; interview victims, complainants, and witnesses; interrogate suspects; gather and preserve evidence; receive, search, and book prisoners; fingerprint and transport prisoners; testify and present evidence in court.
• Contact and cooperate with other law enforcement agencies in matters relating to the investigation of crimes and the apprehension of offenders.
• Write reports and field notes; participate in staff development; attend briefings and training sessions; perform routine maintenance on assigned patrol vehicle, firearms, and other equipment.
• Make traffic stops and issue warnings, citations, or make arrests as necessary; check vehicles and observe vehicle occupants; investigate scenes of vehicle collisions, provide emergency medical care as necessary, direct traffic and arrange for clearing of roadway, interview drivers and witnesses and prepare reports; direct traffic at fire, special events, and other emergency or congested situations.
• Assist the public and answer questions; administer first aid and respond to calls for medical assistance; establish and maintain good relationships with the general public.


• High School Diploma or G.E.D. and successful completion of a P.O.S.T. certified basic academy (required).

• One year of current full-time experience as a Police Officer in a California public agency (highly desirable).

• Possess a P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate.

Training/Safety Requirements:
• Job specific training will be provided according to class specification during work hours.

Special Requirements:
• Possess U.S. Citizenship at time of appointment.
• Possess a valid California Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record.
• Work rotating shifts including weekdays, weekends, evenings, and holidays.
• Receive satisfactory results from a background investigation, polygraph test, psychological evaluation, physical examination, which includes a drug screen, and an administrative review.