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Police Officer

Institution name: UCLA Police Department

Title: Police Officer

Job location: CA

Job category: Officer positions


Posting date: 2022-07-31 00:00:00

End date: 2022-12-31 00:00:00


Working Title: Police Officer  

Salary: $39.77 - $49.99 hourly


Compensation and Benefits:


Job Summary Statement:

Under the direction of a Police Sergeant, expected to perform regular law enforcement duties including: foot, bicycle and/or vehicle patrol of University of California properties (campus, medical centers, Westwood properties and nearby residential areas), investigate and prepare preliminary investigation reports, issue citations, make arrests, assist in the prosecution of violators of law, provide crime prevention information and serve as a proactive resource to a uniquely diverse community. May also work as part of a security detail with civilian and other law enforcement agencies at university and athletic events. Have the opportunity to participate in a number of assignments such as bicycle patrol, various training instructor positions, detectives, background investigations, crime prevention, field training officer, traffic collision investigator and various lead officer positions. Also perform other duties as assigned.


Additional Info:

Physical Ability Test (PAT)

Date: Various

Time: 7:00am (Check-in from 7:00am-7:30am)

Location: Rio Hondo College

3600 Workman Mill Rd

Whittier, CA 90601


NOTE: All applicants are required to take the Physical Agility Test. If you need to attend the police academy or POST recertification course, you will be required to complete the 1.5 mile run. Out of state applicants who do not have their POST waiver will need to complete the 1.5 mile run.


Written Test (PELLETB)

Date: Various

Time: 10:30am (or at conclusion of the PAT)

Location: Rio Hondo College

3600 Workman Mill Rd

Whittier, CA 9060


Note: The UCLA Police Department utilizes the California POST PELLETB examination. The minimum passing T-score is 45. The written test will be waived for any applicant who does not need to attend California POST Basic Police Academy. If you are currently an out-of-state police officer, you much have a California POST Basic Course Waiver or take the written exam.


NO RESCHEDULING ACCOMMODATIONS WILL BE MADE FOR THE WRITTEN AND PHYSICAL ABILITY TEST. If you cannot attend the test, do not apply and wait until we open a new hiring process. Every applicant must take the Physical Ability Test (PAT).


Oral Boards

Date: Various

Location: UCLA Police Department

60 Westwood Plaza

Los Angeles, CA 90024


Once you apply, you will receive a testing invitation two weeks prior to the testing date. All applicants will be invited to the PELLETB/PAT. If you have any questions, please contact the Personnel and Training Division of the UCLA Police Department at 310-206-8883 or


PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A CONTINUOUS POSTING. We may administer several written and physical tests throughout this requisition. You will be notified by email of your testing and/or interview dates by someone in the Personnel and Training Division prior to any scheduled testing dates. 

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