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Police Officer Trainee

Anaheim, California



City of Anaheim

200 S. Anaheim Blvd., #332

Anaheim, CA 92805

Phone: 714-765-1844
Website: www.anaheim.net


Salary: See Below

Population: 330,000

Sworn Officers: 375

Application Deadline: 5/31/05







Salary Range


$4,270.93 - $6,009.47 Per Month


Bilingual ability is compensated at the rate of 5% per biweekly pay period.


Note:  11.5% of the employees PERS contribution is deducted.



The City of Anaheim is currently conducting a Police Officer Trainee recruitment for patrol assignments.  If you meet the qualifications listed below, you may be considered for this position, upon successfully completing all the required processes.



This Position Requires:

  1. High School Graduation or possession of G.E.D. Certificate.

  2. Age: 21 years of age at time of appointment.

  3. Vision:  No less than 20/80 in each eye (unless soft contact lenses are worn), correctable to 20/20.  Normal color vision.

  4. Weight in proportion to height.

  5. Possession of a valid California Class C Driver’s License at time of appointment.

  6. Must be a United States Citizen, or in the process of obtaining citizenship.

  7. Bilingual skills are desirable.


Applications will be distributed by the Anaheim Police Department, 425 S. Harbor Blvd., Anaheim, through TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2005, (limit one application per person). 


Mandatory Informational meetings will be scheduled at the time applications are distributed.  The Informational Meetings will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2005, Wednesday, June 1, 2005, and Thursday, June 2, 2005.  Downloading applications or scheduling appointments by phone is not permitted.   Completed applications will only be accepted at the conclusion of the Informational Meeting (only the person named on the application at the time the application is obtained will be allowed to attend the Informational Meeting). 


The written examination and physical agility test will be held on Saturday, June 4, 2005.  Written exam times will be scheduled at the conclusion of the Informational Meeting. 



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Further selection of candidates will include an administrative review, polygraph examination, psychological evaluation, completion of background investigation, administrative interview, a pre-placement medical examination which includes drug/alcohol screening, and an interview with the Chief of Police.


NOTE:   The interview with the background investigator and completion of the background investigation will include, but is not limited to, verification and evaluation of any present and/or past use of illegal drugs, driving and employment history.


Candidates must be specific and complete in describing their qualifications for this position.  Failure to state all pertinent information may lead to elimination from competition. 


The successful candidate will be required to take a pre-employment medical examination which will include a drug/alcohol screening, completion of a background investigation (to include present and/or past use of narcotics) and polygraph.  New employees must provide documentation to establish both work authorization and identity. 



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