Police Officer Academy Attendee

Police Officer Academy Attendee is for applicants currently enrolled in or attending a California P.O.S.T. Basic Academy Course.


Be a U.S. citizen or have applied for citizenship before application is submitted.

Have a valid California Driver’s License.

Have a high School diploma or GED.

Be at least 20½ at time of application and 21 years of age at time of appointment.

Be able to pass the medical/fitness test, a thorough background check, a polygraph examination, psychological evaluation, and a drug & alcohol screening test.


· Documentation of academy attendance or acceptance (letter on official letter head).

· PELLET B examination T-Score 48 or above within the last 12 months or National Testing Network (NTN) results with the following minimum scores: 65% video, 70% writing, and 70% reading.

Submit an application with required documents. (Those missing the documents will not be invited to an interview.)

The application can be found by following the link below. Select “Police Recruit (Current Academy Attendee)”