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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
Now is the time to join the Phoenix Police Department! 

PHXP​D is the highest-paying law enforcement agency in Arizona! A Recruit's starting salary is $33.01/hour ($68,661 anuually). 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 reimbursment, a retirement plan, plus much more.​​​

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  1. Complete AZPOST Personal History Packet

  2. Register for the Written Exam and Peace Officer Physical Aptitude Test (POPAT): ​​Search for "Police Recruit​". Visit jobs website​.

  3. Background Interview

  4. Polygraph Interview

  5. Psychological Test

  6. Medical Exam

  7. Controlled Substance Screening​

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


Written Exam & Peace Officer Physica​l Apititude Test (POPAT)


Saturday, August 13th, 2022
Friday, August 26th, 2022

Saturday, September 10, 2022

Friday, September 23, 2022

Check ​in: 6:30-7:00​​ a.m.​ 

Location: Phoenix Regional Police Academy, 10001 S. 15th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85041

The Peace Officer Physical Apititude Test (POPAT) is administered​ the same day as the Written Exam.

Arrive in physical fitness attire and bring water/snacks. You will need your AZPOST Form ID number to participate in the examinations. See Apply Now for application steps.



What: PHXPD Exam Prep Class

Dates: August 10th, 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Location: Burton Barr Library 1221 N. Central Ave Phoenix, AZ 85004​

Register for this event.​

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This is a physical fitness event. Come dressed in appropriate workout attire. To participate you must apply to be a Police Recruit. Registration is required.


Monday, August 8th, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Register for this event.​

Wednesday, August 10th, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Register for this event.​

​Location: Phoenix Regional Police Academy, ​ 10001 S. 15th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85041 ​


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
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