PHXPD Officer Recruitment Home

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Starting Salary $68,661. Max $105,539. Great Benefits. Great Future.
Phoenix Police is Arizona's Highest-Paying Law Enforcement Agency
ATTENTION: NEW CHANGES TO APPLICATION PROCESS​​​! 

PHXPD is currently introducing a new hiring process. As a pilot-program, we are replacing the written exam with an online application with enhanced screening.

PHXP​D is the highest-paying law enforcement agency in Arizona! A Recruit's starting salary is $33.01/hour ($68,661 annually). An Officer's maximum salary is $50.74/hour ($105,539 annually). With differential pay, overtime, a bilingual language bonus, and a $7,500 hiring bonus your earning potential is even higher. Besides a generous salary, enjoy other fantastic benefits, including tuition reimbursement, a retirement plan, plus much more.​​​

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HIRING PROCESS

  1. Complete AZPOST Personal History Packet

  2. Complete Online Application and S​creening: ​​Search for "Police Recruit​": Visit jobs website​.​ 

  3. Peace Officer Physical Aptitude Test (POPAT)

  4. Background Interview

  5. Polygraph Interview​

  6. Psychological Test

  7. Medical Exam

  8. Controlled Substance Screening​

​Learn more about the Steps in the Hiring Process​.

PHYSICAL EXAM

Peace Officer Physica​l Aptitude Test (POPAT)

Dates:​​

  • Will be scheduled by your background investigator during the hiring process. 

RECRUITING EVENTS

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SWET - Success With Effort & Training 

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This is a physical fitness event. Come dressed in appropriate workout attire. This event is for applicants interested in applying f​or the position of Police Recruit. Registration is required. No kids under the age of 18 are allowed to attend. 

Dates:​

​Monday, January 30, 6:00 pm: Register for event

​​Tuesday, January 31, 6:00 pm​: Register for event​

Wednesday, February 1, 6:00 pm: Register for event​

Location: Phoenix Regional Police Academy, 10001 N. 15th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85041


CONTACT US

Phoenix Regional Police Academy

10001 S. 15th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85041 ​
602-534-2677 (COPS)
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
Email us at recruiting.ppd@phoenix.gov
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​​​Download the Phoenix Police Department Equal Employment Opportunity Plan (PDF)​​​​​​




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