Police Recruit

Chino, CA
Chino Police Department

Salary: $5,465.00 – $6,645.00 Monthly.

Position Summary:

Under direct supervision and tutorage of a tactical officer, develops an awareness of the functions, activities, and responsibilities of a Police Officer.

Essential Functions:

  • Observe accurately and remember names, faces, numbers, incidents, and places.
  • Use and care for firearms.
  • Think and act quickly in emergencies, and judge situations and people accurately.
  • Learn, understand, and interpret laws and regulations.
  • Prepare accurate and grammatically correct written reports.
  • Maintain prompt and regular attendance.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.


  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Supplemental Police Science courses (preferred).
  • This is an entry level position; no work experience is required.
  • Possess a valid California Driver’s License and a satisfactory driving record.
  • Receive satisfactory results from a background investigation, polygraph test (at the Department’s discretion, a second polygraph may be administered), psychological evaluation, a physical examination, which includes a drug screen, and an administrative review.
  • Age Requirement: Upon completion of the law enforcement academy, recruits will be appointed as peace officers. Pursuant to Government Code 1031.4, Applicants must be at least 21 years of age on, or before appointment as a peace officer.