Advanced Officer Training
Assigned to the academy to complete administrative tasks, equipment issue, handgun refresher, handgun qualification and decision making. Familiarization with PPD practices, policies, and procedures. Emphasis on advanced training for a variety of situations and further proficiency skill development in high liability areas.
*Out of state laterals will spend an additional 2-3 weeks for the following: defensive tactics including Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) refresher, impact weapons refresher, emergency driving, Police Officer Physical Aptitude Test (POPAT) and waiver examinations.
Field Training: Assigned to an FTO squad for 8-16 weeks
Does Phoenix offer hiring bonuses?
No. However, we offer a multi-tiered bonus pay program called Career Enhancement Program (CEP) that is based on an accumulation of points derived from training, certifications, education credits and college degrees. Benefits of up to $7,612.80 are available annually until retirement. As a lateral, you are eligible to earn CEP pay after you complete Field Training as a Phoenix Police Officer. See the benefits page .