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Police Officer

(Lateral & Academy Grad)

Chino, California



City of Chino

13220 Central Avenue

Chino, CA 91710

Phone: 909-591-9808
Fax: 909-590-5569   

E-mail: jobs@cityofchino.org
Website: www.cityofchino.org


Salary: $4,597 - $5,588 

Population: 75,000

Sworn Officers: 101    

Application Deadline: NA




About the Position: 


The City of Chino is seeking high quality individuals who are interested in a law enforcement career with the Chino Police Department, a leader in the field of law enforcement.  With over 130 employees, it serves a growing population utilizing a community-oriented policing style.  Employees enjoy a supportive environment that includes special assignments, training, and career advancement opportunities.  Members of the Department are committed to honesty, integrity, accountability, dedication, professionalism, respect and teamwork.


Special Assignment Opportunities Include:


Narcotics Task Force, Investigations Unit, Traffic Unit (Motor Officers & Commercial Enforcement), Community Oriented Policing, Training & Backgrounds, School Resource Officer, Drug Abuse Resistance Education, K-9, Special Weapons & Tactics, Gang Unit, Crisis Negotiation Team, and Equestrian Enforcement. 

Summary of Qualifications: 


A High School Diploma or G.E.D. is required, and completion of an associate’s or bachelor’s degree is desirable.  Laterals must have Basic P.O.S.T. Certificate or be eligible for certification at the time the application is submitted and must be currently employed as a full-time, non-probationary California Police Officer.  Academy Graduates must be currently enrolled in or have graduated from a P.O.S.T. certified Basic Academy.  For both positions, applicants must possess a current valid Class C California Driver’s License, have a satisfactory driving record and be a U.S. citizen.    

To Apply: 


A City employment application is required and is obtained at:






By calling:


(909) 591-9808



A resume may not substitute for the application.   Applications are retained up to six months.

With City Manager Approval,

Lateral Hiring Incentives Include:

  • Cash Bonus at Completion of Probation

  • Vacation Accrual Based on all Sworn Service

  • Waiver of Disability Waiting Period  

Generous Employee Benefits Include: 

  • Paid Retirement (PERS) Contribution for 3% at 50 Plan

  • P.O.S.T. Certificate Pay

  • $975 per month City Contribution for Employee & Dependent Health Insurance  

  • Bilingual Pay

  • 12 Days Paid Vacation

  • Paid Sick Leave

  • Long Term Disability Plan

  • 9 Full-Days and 2 Half-Days Paid Holidays

  • 35 Hours Paid Personal Leave

  • 100,000 Life Insurance

  • Deferred Compensation Plan

  • Uniform Allowance


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