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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)


Saturday, October 8, 2022

Friday, October 21, 2022

Saturday, November 5, 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: ​October 4th, 2022 Register for the event​

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. 


Monday, October 3rd at 6:00 p.m. - Register for event

Tuesday, October 4th at 6:00 p.m. - Register for event - Location: Police Headquarters, 620 W. Washington St.​

Wednesday, October 5th at 6:00 p.m​. - Register for 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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