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City of Inglewood

City of Inglewood Inglewood CA United States

2 months ago

THE INGLEWOOD POLICE DEPARTMENT is aggressively reshaping and expanding its services to meet the City's culturally diverse needs, offering many specialized assignments such as K-9, bicycle patrol, plainclothes special enforcement teams, street narcotics team, transit safety team, and gang intelligence unit.

LATERAL INCENTIVE - $40,000 SIGN ON BONUS $20,000 upon hire with Inglewood... PoliceDepartment; $20 000 after completing probation and awarded permanent status.

Upon Completion of a Probationary Period, Lateral Hires also receive:
• Service credit for years of active employment as a Police Officer on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of ten years;
• Lump-sum credit of sick and vacation accrual equal to what would have been accrued in 12 months based on the years of total service calculated according to the current leave accrual schedules;
• A one-time credit of forty (40) hours of compensatory time.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Incumbents must be able to stand, sit in a patrol car for long periods, walk, lift, carry, push and pull a grown adult; climb walls, fences, stairs, and ladders, stoop, twist, squat/kneel, crawl, run, grasp, repeatedly bend and move wrists, use both hands, legs, and feet; speak, hear and understand radio communications, touch, feel, see at a distance and up close. Candidates must also meet POST color perception and hearing standards.

The Selection Process

Application Review (Qualifying) the first part of the selection process is a complete review of each candidate's application. Those who meet the necessary qualifications will be invited to the physical agility test. Applications may be rejected at this phase of the process.Physical Agility Test (Qualifying) Candidates passing the application review will be invited to participate in a physical agility test which will assess each candidate's ability to perform the physical demands of the position. Applicants who do not pass the physical agility test will be allowed to take the test approximately 90 days later. NOTE: The Chief of Police (COP) retains the discretion to waive written and physical agility scores if the candidate has completed each exam within two years of application. Structured Oral Interview (Weighed 100%) Candidates who successfully pass the physical agility test will be invited to a structured oral interview consisting of a series of situational and other questions presented by a panel of qualified Police personnel. Candidates will be assessed on their oral communication, interpersonal, and decision-making skills. Background Investigation A thorough investigation of personal history, including, but not limited to, work, education, military, Internal Affairs/Complaint History, and conviction/criminal history records will be performed. A polygraph examination will be conducted on all candidates entering the background process.Medical Examination All candidates must complete a required City-paid medical examination, drug screening, and psychological evaluation.


Must be employed by a California law enforcement agency for at least one year and have a POST Basic Certificate. Vision must be corrected to 20/20, weight proportionate to height, be able to obtain US citizenship within three years of application with the City, and possess a valid California Driver's License at the time of appointment.

Miscellaneous Information

The City of Inglewood is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer complying with the law that forbids discrimination and ensures that everyone is provided equal employment opportunities regardless of Race, Color, Disability, Sex, Religion, Age, or National Origin.


Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Inglewood CA USA

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