A  Police Officer - Public Safety Trainee is an entry-level recruit sponsored to attend a basic P.O.S.T. police academy. For the Baldwin Park Police Department, a public safety trainee will attend the police academy with the expectation of serving as a police officer with responsibilities including enforcing laws, conducting investigations, making arrests, issuing citations, testifying in court cases, maintaining records, engaging with the local community, and gaining experience through the department's field training program after academy graduation.   Click here for more information.