- Cadet Position InformationThe Anne Arundel County Police Cadet Program is a part-time paid position intended for young adults with aspirations to become police officers by the age of 21. Police cadets are uniformed civilian employees who work approximately 24-40 hours per week in a variety of assignments around the department. Cadets in the program help accomplish the mission of the police department while contributing to the function of its various units.
- Minimum RequirementsMinimum age of 18-years-old, but no more than 21-year old at the time of appointment. Must be a United States citizen. Possess a valid Driver’s License. Graduated from high school or possess a G.E.D certificate.** No Felony or Serious Misdemeanor Convictions.
- How to ApplyWe are not currently accepting new candidates for the Police Cadet position; however, please check this website or the Police Recruitment Facebook page frequently for updates on this and other position openings. https://www.facebook.com/AacopdRecruitmentUnit/
- Frequently Asked QuestionsWhat is the starting salary?
What does the application process consist of?
- $12 per hour with a max of 1500 hours per year.
What are some of the things that police cadets do while on the job?
- The application process consists of submission of an application, an oral panel interview and a thorough background investigation.
Can I go to school (college) and still be a cadet?
- Police Cadets provide support to the units they work in by assisting with criminal data collection, traffic direction, evidence grid searches, attend training, ride-a-longs, etc.
- Cadets are encouraged to continue their studies while working at the Anne Arundel County Police Department. Cadet work schedules are extremely flexible and include both day and evening availability.