Is it easy to become one of us? Nope.
Is it rewarding to make it? You bet.
Serving our communities with integrity, professionalism, leadership and loyalty is our culture and commitment. We want the best and we offer the best - paid training, competitive salary, benefits, and opportunity for advancement.
Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all of the steps listed above.
If you successfully pass all of the steps we may hire you as a Deputy Sheriff Trainee and send you to our 6-month basic peace officer training academy
Comprehend and retain factual information pertaining to policies, rules, regulations, and laws and accurately apply what is learned; analyze situations and/or data and draw meaningful conclusions leading to a reasonable course of action; effectively communicate both verbally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; meet the physical requirements of a Basic Peace Officer Standard Training (P.O.S.T.) academy.
Graduation from high school, or attainment of a satisfactory score on a G.E.D. test, or possession of a Certificate of Proficiency issued by the California State Board of Education.
Applicants who wear glasses or hard contact lenses must have uncorrected vision of no worse than 20/40 correctable to 20/20. For soft contact lenses being worn for up to one year or more correctable to 20/20, there are no uncorrected requirements. Applicant must have normal peripheral fields and normal color vision.
Applicants must not have hearing loss greater than 25dB in frequencies of 500 to 6,000 in either ear. Hearing aids are not permitted to meet these requirements.
Moreno Valley College offers an Introduction to Law Enforcement and Physical Conditioning for Basic Academy Students course. The class meets weekday evenings at the Ben Clark Training Center for one semester. It's a great way to experience academy physical training and to meet training staff.
Moreno Valley College offers law enforcement training for those who wish to complete the courses at their own expense. Courses are offered on a full-time (intensive) or part-time (modular) basis. Use the Self-Sponsored links to the right to find out more.
|At least 20 years & 9 months of age at start of academy|
|Ability to obtain California Driver License|
|U.S. high school diploma or G.E.D., or equivalent|
|Oral & written communications skills|