Police Officer Recruit & Academy Graduate/Academy Enrolled

Newport Beach, CA
Newport Beach Police Department

Recruit Salary: $5,523 Monthly
Academy Graduate/Academy Enrolled Salary: $6,099 – $9,441 Monthly

Experience & Education and License/Certificate
A combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities may be qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Experience:
Recruit: Must have the ability to successfully complete a California POST Basic Academy and the City of Newport Beach Police Department Field Training Program.
Academy Graduate: Must possess current California POST Basic Academy certificate; and must have the ability to successfully complete the City of Newport Beach Police Department Field Training Program.
Academy Enrolled: Must be currently enrolled in a California POST Basic Academy; and must have the ability to successfully complete the City of Newport Beach Police Department Field Training Program.

Education: Equivalency to high school graduation1. College level coursework or other specialized training in police science, psychology, public administration or related field is highly desirable.

License/Certificate: Due to the performance of some field duties which require the operation of a personal or City vehicle, a valid and appropriate California driver’s license and an acceptable driving record are required.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship, except as provided in Section 2267 of the Vehicle Code.

Minimum age at time of appointment is 20.5 years.