Professional Standards

The Professional Standards Bureau provides a variety of services within the department and to the public:

  • Background Investigations on new employees
  • Equipment Procurement
  • Recruitment
  • Research and Development
  • Policy and professional standards development
  • Departmental Training
  • Audits
  • Inspections
  • Grant Management


1. How do I become a Police Officer? What are the Citizenship requirements? What are the education requirements? The following California Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) website can further assist.

2. What is the selection process for Peace Officers in California? Please visit the POST website.

3. Is the City of Baldwin Park currently hiring police officers? For employment opportunities within the Baldwin Park Police Department, please visit the City of Baldwin Park Human Resources Department.

For further information, please call Sergeant Jorge Huerta at 626.960.1955 ext 406 or by email at