Police Officer Trainee

Inglewood, CA
Inglewood Police Department

Salary: $30.20 per hour.

Open Until Filled

Position Summary:

A Police Officer Trainee is a civilian position filled by individuals attending a POST-approved basic police academy. Upon completing the academy, the individual will be eligible to be sworn in as a full-time probationary Police Officer.


  • A U.S. high school diploma, GED, or passage of other approved equivalency test;
  • Be at least 21 years of age at the time of appointment to the position of Police Officer;
  • Vision corrected to 20/25;
  • Weight proportionate to height;
  • Be legally authorized to work in the United States;
  • Possess a valid California Driver’s License at the time of appointment and during your employment;
  • Due to the nature of work assignments, incumbents must be able to stand, sit in a patrol car for long periods, walk, lift, carry, push and pull a grown adult;
  • Climb walls, fences, stairs, and ladders, stoop, twist, squat/kneel, crawl, run, grasp, repeatedly bend and move wrists, use both hands, legs, and feet;
  • Speak, hear and understand radio communications, touch feel, see at a distance and up close and have depth perception and normal color vision.