Positions Available

Police Officer Applicants

Lateral Applicants - Applications are currently being accepted for consideration. Job applications can be submitted through

Recruit Applicants - The Cathedral City Police Department is currently accepting applications for Police Recruit. This position is a trainee position that will lead to the successful applicant being sent to a police academy for basic training. Job applications can be submitted through

Cadet Applicants - This position is a entry-level, non-sworn, police aid position that assists in various functions of the department. Cadets must be between the ages of 18-23 years of age, and must be a student carrying at least 9 units. This entry, support position is designed to provide experience to those who are interested in a career in law enforcement. Job applications can be submitted through

Support Personnel Applicants - Support personnel includes Dispatch, Records, and other positions that are not "sworn" officers. If you are interested in applying for a support positions, applications can be submitted through Job applications can be submitted through

Background Check

All employees of the Cathedral City Police Department must pass a rigorous background check prior to employment. CCPD employs three experienced background investigators to handle these in-depth investigations. In addition to conducting the background checks on police department personnel, Fire personnel and medical marijuana dispensary employees also require background investigations.

After successfully completing a pre-employment testing process, you may be assigned one of our investigators. This process is extensive, and some background investigations can take up to six months or more.

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