Police Recruit (Entry Level Position)

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).
  • None Licenses/Certifications are required for this position.
  • This is an entry level position; no work experience is required.
  • Understand and carry out oral and written directions.
  • Meet standards of physical stature, endurance, and agility established by the City.
  • Learn standard broadcasting procedures of a Police radio system.
  • 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.
  • Due to California State Law regarding firearms, you must be at least 21 years-of-age at the time of applying for this position.