Want to make a difference with your degree? Make your mark in San Bernardino as a police officer. Help those in danger, change lives, improve a community, and go home with a sense of satisfaction at the end of the day.
Law Enforcement Trainee
The Law Enforcement Trainee position is for individuals interested in a career as a police officer, but have not yet completed Basic Academy training. Once hired, LETs are enrolled in the 23 week Basic Police Academy where they learn the skills and duties of performing law enforcement functions. While in the Academy, LETs are paid an hourly wage and benefits (currently $32.09 per hour). Upon graduation from the Academy, LETs are promoted to the rank of Police Officer. New Police Officers then complete an additional 19 weeks of field training with an assigned Field Training Officer. After the completion of the field training program, officers are prepared to work alone in the field.