Tips for interviewing with ABC for Agent and Agent Trainee positions.

Tips for interviewing:

  • Learn about the Department by exploring this website
  • Review Agent Duty Statement
  • Review Agent Trainee Duty Statement
  • Review ABC mission statement
  • If possible, go on a ride-along
  • Be prepared to explain what makes you more qualified than the other applicants applying each year
  • Dress professionally
  • Be confident
  • Remain calm – interviews are inherently stressful; however, if you have prepared yourself, you should be able to relax and enjoy the interview process

Interview Locations

The Department conducts peace officer interviews primarily in Cerritos, Sacramento and/or Concord for positions located throughout California.