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Training and Personnel

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Personnel and Training Division 

Personnel and Training is responsible for the recruitment and hiring of new officers, reserve officers, dispatchers, civilian support staff, and police cadets. The Training Sergeant plans the testing dates, oral board examinations and physical agility tests and conducts background investigations on all applicants. The Department makes every effort to hire the most qualified employees for all available positions to ensure the best service is provided to our community.

The Training Sergeant is responsible for developing a training plan for all members of PVEPD and assuring that all staff receive the high-quality training required to perform the law enforcement function in the 21st century. It is our responsibility to maintain California Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) requirements and Standards and Training for Corrections (STC) for the department. We frequently create training bulletins regarding PVEPD policy and procedures, legal updates, and officer safety information, as well as current trends in the law enforcement profession.

If you are interested in applying for a position with the Palos Verdes Estates Police Department you must complete an employment application and send it to Human Resources.