LAPD hosting recruitment event


The Los Angeles Police Department will be hosting a recruitment event where interested individuals have the opportunity to take the LAPD exam on Thursday, Aug. 2 at 10 a.m. sharp.

The location is Orange County One-Stop Center in Garden Grove, at 7077 Orangewood Ave., Suite 200.

You must be 21 years of age at entry into the academy. However, you may take the written test if you are 20 and a half on the written test date.

Graduation from a U.S. high school, GED or equivalent from a U.S. institution, or a California High School Proficiency Examination certificate is required.

A two-year or a four-year college degree from an accredited U.S. or foreign institution may be substituted for the high school requirement.

The City of Los Angeles requires that a police officer candidate must be a United States citizen, or that a non-citizen be a permanent resident alien who, in accordance with the requirements of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), is eligible and has applied for citizenship.

During the selection process, each non-citizen is required to prove that USCIS accepted his/her application for citizenship prior to the date the police officer written test was taken.

California State law requires that citizenship be granted within three years after the employment application date. For information regarding citizenship requirements, contact the USCIS.

Prior to the recruitment date, it is recommended that you follow the following steps: visit and complete the online application and preliminary background application.

LAPD is in search of finding the right candidates and the company has a starting salary of $60,907 yearly.

Benefits include but are not limited to: paid training, medical, dental, vision, sick leave, paid holidays, company vehicle and retirement program.

Dress for success and bring your resume.

With questions, call 657-400-1389.


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