Training

The Monterey Park Police Department's Training Unit is responsible for providing all department personnel with the training mandated by the State of California. The training unit utilizes its in house instructors as well as available local, state, and federal resources to ensure that our officers receive the highest quality training.

Specialized Training


To meet our community's needs and expectations, our personnel receive specialized training in a wide range of areas. These include:
  • Leadership
  • Community based policing
  • Cultural awareness
  • Tactical communications
  • Defensive driving
  • Legal procedures
  • Laws of arrest and many other areas which enhance our delivery of service to the community
The Training Unit also oversees all recruitment efforts, background investigations, and administers entry level tests for all police personnel. If you have any questions or interested in becoming a member of our team, please contact the training unit's recruitment section at 626-307-1253.

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