A copy of your California P.O.S.T. Approved law enforcement academy certificate and basic POST certificate must be included with your application. All candidates will be screened. Depending on your overall qualifications, including your law enforcement experience and training, a comprehensive background investigation will be initiated which will include a series of interviews, a physical abilities test, psychological test and a medical examination. Candidates who are hired, must complete a specific training program and up to four (4) months of field training with a field training officer.
Candidates who meet either one of the following conditions may request a waiver of the written test by submitting a special waiver application, provided the examination is open.