Police Cadets

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The Police Cadet position is a temporary, unclassified, part-time position and consists of a variety of non-hazardous support functions at the Glendale Police Department, while attending college. Essential functions of the job include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Maintains property and evidence control.
  • Maintains inventory control.
  • Files, copies, and researches documents.
  • Conducts fingerprinting and photographic processing.
  • May conduct interviews.
  • Answers phones.
  • Serve subpoenas.
  • May complete police reports.
  • May assist with traffic control, transportation, and parking enforcement.
  • Provides customer service in person and over the phone to the public and to other city departments.
  • Police Cadets may also be required to assist in the jail, at the public counter, in the radio communications center, and with minor investigations or other related tasks as assigned.
  • 18 years of age at the time of appointment
  • High school graduation of GED or CHSPE equivalent.
  • Valid California Class C driver's license with an acceptable driving history.
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited college or university and carry nine semester units or eight quarter units with a G.P.A. of at least 2.0.
  • Must be in good physical condition.

Must be of good moral character, without past history of involvement in criminal activity or other unacceptable conduct, and without felony convictions.

Knowledge of police standards of conduct. Skill in reading, writing, and comprehending directions in English; communicate effectively in English; comprehending and applying departmental policies and procedures; effectively provide customer service to the public and city departments; utilize common office software and a personal computer; establish and maintain effective working relationships; resolve interpersonal conflicts; learn City geography and street layouts.