|Employment with Rialto Police Department|
The Rialto Police Department is always seeking qualified individuals to serve our Community. The following outlines the selection process for a police trainee applicant. Additional information can be found on the Police Department's website - Personnel and Training section or on the City website - Human Resource section.
Step #1 Application and Written Exam - Go to the City of Rialto website (Human Resources) and apply online. Follow the instructions and you will be notified of the test date, time and location.
Step #2 Physical Agility - The physical agility consists of five events; Obstacle Course, Body Drag, Chain Link Fence, Solid Fence, and 500 Yard Run.
Step #3 Preliminary Interview - The applicant will be interviewed to determine his/her qualifications. If successful, the applicant will be given a Personal History Statement (PHS).
Step #4 Background Interview - The applicant will meet with Personnel and Training, and the assigned background investigator. The applicant will be fingerprinted and complete an autobiography.
Step #5 Polygraph Examination - A thorough polygraph examination will be conducted.
Step #6 Background Investigation Starts - A thorough background investigation will be conducted.
Step #7 Department Interview - The Chief of Police and Captains will evaluate the candidates interpersonal skills, oral communication skills, and qualifications. If successful, the candidate will be given a conditional job offer.
Step #8 Medical Evaluation - A thorough medical evaluation will be conducted.
Step #9 Psycological Evaluation - A thorough psycological evaluation will be conducted.
Step #10 Appointment - If the candidate is successful in the previous nine steps, they are scheduled for the police academy.
Frequently Asked Questions
What qualities and characteristics does the Rialto Police Department look for in police officer candidates?
What kinds of education & experience should I consider before applying to become a police officer with the City of Rialto?
1. Education: Most of the progressive agencies in California place a high value on a college education. An AA is a good start; but you should always consider higher education. The choice of a major is not nearly as important as the college experience itself.
Below is a list of the most common areas that disqualify applicants for Police Officer positions.
• Use or sale of illegal drugs (contact the training division for additional information).
• Continued responses indicating deception on questions asked.
• Failure to meet the standards as determined by the department psychologist (written and oral interview).
• Falsification and/or omission of any data on personal history statement.
NOTE: This list is not all inclusive and other information or facts revealed in the detailed background investigation may also be sufficient to disqualify an applicant.
Check here for availible positions or contact any member below:
Corporal Vicki Gerard at 909-820-2603
In case of emergency or suspicious activity, Call 911
Address: 128 N. Willow Ave. Rialto, CA 92376
Non Emergency Line: 909-820-2550