Police Officer

Police Group

Lateral Police Officer/Academy Graduates or Current Academy Enrollees


$4234 - $5404 per month plus benefits and incentives. The applicant’s experience andqualifications determine appointment level.


The Ridgecrest Police Department provides a wide range of professional law enforcement functions to the community. Assignments may include criminal investigation, community relations, uniformed patrol, traffic enforcement, narcotic investigations, K-9 Unit, or any other duties expected of an experienced police officer.


Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.


Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.


Vision must be correctable to 20/30
Applicant must pass a P.O.S.T. approved medical and psychological exam.


Completion of P.O.S.T. approved basic academy and/or been employed by a California Law Enforcement Agency within one (1) year of applicationdate to qualify for a “pre-service” position.


If applicable, a copy of the applicant’s P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate must accompany the application. A California Driver’s License must beobtained prior to appointment.