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Join Our Force - Join West Covina Police Department

West Covina is a community of 110,000 residents covering 17 square miles, located in the San Gabriel Valley just 20 miles east of Los Angeles. The city hosts two regional shopping malls and has a strong civic base of community involvement.

West Covina Police Department is a full service police department with 112 sworn officers. The department consists of Patrol, Investigations, and Administrative Divisions, with special assignments including Detectives, K-9’s, Traffic Unit, the Special Enforcement Team, the Graffiti Abatement, and more. It boasts a 3/12 work schedule for patrol and 4/10 for investigations. AR-15 rifles, Less Lethal weapons, and MDC’s are standard in all police units.

City paid PERS 3% @ 50 retirement and $769 per month toward health insurance.

Education differential: AA and Adv. POST earns $270.00 per mo., BA and Adv. POST earns $370.00 per mo., MA and Adv. POST earns $470.00 per month. Bilingual pay is $100.00 per month.

How to Apply:
Applications may be obtained from the City of West Covina Human Resources Department at 1444 West Garvey, West Covina, CA 91790, (626) 939-8450, or online at

Click here for a list of job openings at the City of West Covina.
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