Requirements

Initial requirements are as follows:

  • Either have completed your high school diploma or be currently enrolled in 12th grade and on track to graduate.
  • Have completed the free application to the LA Community College District and have a nine-digit LACCD student ID number.
  • Possess a sincere desire to plan a career in criminal justice, public service, and the public good.
  • Be free from any felony convictions or certain misdemeanor convictions that would prevent you from qualifying for peace officer status in California.
  • Be willing to participate in a background screening, interview, and physical fitness test.
  • Agree to attend a mandatory orientation session.

Additional requirements will entail:

  • Securing a letter of recommendation from a teacher or counselor.
  • Securing a recommendation from a law enforcement officer or other official who can vouch for your character and commitment to the law enforcement profession.
  • Providing copies of your school transcripts.