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Important Information - Before you Apply
Personal Appearance / Tattoo Policy / No Exceptions: While on duty or representing the Department in an official capacity, tattoos, body art, body piercings or alterations of the body visible in department issued and authorized uniforms or attire is prohibited. If you do not qualify based on this policy please do not apply.
Police Officer Recruit
Police Reserve Officer
Applications for the position of Reserve Officer are being accepted on an open and continuous basis. Testing for the position will take place as needed. We are seeking Level II Reserve Officers to work patrol assignments to supplement our patrol force. Our goal is to establish and maintain a compliment of five Reserve Officers. The Covina Police Department is not interested in Level III Reserves, and this position is not considered a stepping stone position for full-time Police Officer. Additionally, the Covina Police Department is not interested in applicants currently working as full-time Police Officers at other agencies. For questions specific to the Police Reserve Officer Program, contact Detective Bureau Sergeant James McDonough at (626) 384-5612 or
. Applications are being accepted at Calopps.org, to apply [Click Here]
The Covina Police Department is not currently accepting applications for the position of Police Jailer.
The Covina Police Department is not currently accepting applications for the position of Police Dispatcher. This position is NOT a stepping stone position for a career as a Police Officer. Persons interesting in being an officer should consider applying for the Police Officer Position.
We are not currently accepting applications for the position of Police Cadet. The Police Cadet program is for full-time college students only, who are interested in becoming Police Officers after they obtain their college degree. Police Cadets work part-time, an average of 19 hours per week, and perform a variety of tasks throughout the police department, to include Patrol, Detective Bureau, Jail, Records, and Administration. The program is designed to familiarize the Cadet with all aspects of the department, with the goal of developing our future officers from within our agency.