Phoenix Police Department is currently hiring see instructions below!
POLICE UPDATE NOTICE
The written exam will be administered on the following dates:
- February 3, 2018 at 8:00AM
- February 16, 2018 at 2:00PM
- March 3, 2018 at 8:00AM
- March 16, 2018 at 2:00PM
Registered applicants will receive an email confirmation with test location and further information.
Physical Agility Test
For those applicants who have passed the written test the following dates are available for the Physical Agility Test.
- February 4, 2018 at 8:00AM
- February 17, 2018 at 8:00AM
- March 4, 2018 at 8:00AM
- March 17, 2018 at 8:00AM
How to Start Your Career with the Phoenix Police Department
The Written Test
Qualified applicants will receive a letter inviting them to the written test. Note: Applicants will not be admitted to the test without a photo ID.
Physical Agility Assessment
Offered only to those who successfully pass the written test. The test will be administered at the Arizona Law Enforcement Academy.
Background Questionnaire Investigation & Interview
The AzPOST background packet will be completed by those who successfully complete both the written and physical agility assessments. In order to continue with the application process, please open the two documents below, complete the background packet according to the instructions, and return your completed background packet to the Phoenix Police Department Employment Services Bureau. You must have successfully completed the written and physical agility assessments for Police Recruit prior to submitting a Background Packet. Completed background packets may be turned in on the day of the Physical Agility Assessment pending a successful outcome on the test.
Qualified applicants are contacted a short time later (1-4 weeks) to set-up the initial interview. Applicants will now be required to bring a completed resume to their first interview.
STEP 5: Polygraph Examination
Applicants will be given a polygraph examination (lie detector test) administered by a trained, professional examiner. The test will confirm information noted on the applicant's background investigation packet.
Applicants will be evaluated by a licensed psychologist.
Applicants will undergo a complete medical examination given by a licensed physician.
Controlled Substance Screening
Applicants will be required to submit to a urinalysis at some point in the hiring process.
Phone: 602-534-COPS (2677)