Police Officer Recruit

Pomona, CA
Pomona Police Department

$75,456.00 Annually

3/21/2023 6:00 PM Pacific

Come join a progressive law enforcement family. The Pomona Police Department offers a challenging career for individuals dedicated to serving and protecting the community. Pomona is the 5th largest city in Los Angeles County. Throughout their career, a police officer may have the opportunity to work patrol, investigations, traffic, multi agency task forces, canine, aviation, and a variety of other teams/assignments.

**Police Recruits $25,000 Signing Bonus:
The City of Pomona identifies Police Recruits as those that will or are currently attending a Police Academy to attain the knowledge and skills required for hire as a Police Officer via the recruitment process.   If the candidate has applied for the position of Police Officer Recruit, they must graduate from a full-time police academy and be sworn in as a Pomona Police Officer to be eligible for this program.


Ability to: follow directions; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; work cooperatively and effectively with co-workers and the public; must be able to provide credible court testimony in legal proceedings, must be of good moral character and willing to submit to a background investigation, psychological evaluation, and pre-employment medical screening.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Graduation from high school or GED equivalency.
  • Must be at least 20 1/2 years of age.
  • Must possess a valid California Class C driver’s license with acceptable driving record at time of appointment and throughout employment in this position.

Special Requirements:

  • Must be able to work flexible schedule, to include overtime, emergency call back, shift work, nights, holidays and weekends.
  • Must successfully pass a Police Department pre-employment screening process.
  • Must successfully pass a Basic POST (Police Officer Standards and Training) Police Academy.
  • Must be a United States citizen or be a resident alien who has applied for citizenship at time of application.