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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 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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  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)


  • Friday, November 18, 2022

Check ​in: 6:00 - 6:30​​ 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.



PHXPD Exam Prep Class

Dates: ​TBD - Please check back for future dates.​

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

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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. 


No SWET this week due to the holiday. Happy Thanksgiving!

Monday, November 28th at 6:00PM - Register for the event

Wednesday, November 30th at 6:00PM - Register for the event​

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