The purpose of the CHRB is to enhance the transparency of the Police Officer hiring process, while fostering community input on the future of the Phoenix Police Department by administering the Community Interview during the Police Recruit and Lateral Police Officer hiring process.
Bureau Commander (or his delegate), 1 Sworn supervisor (Field Training Officer Sergeant
or Resource Lieutenant), 1 Civilian supervisor, 2 Community Members
Must be a Phoenix resident (or an executive/owner of a Phoenix-based company or nonprofit)
Must be at least 21 years of age
Must complete a criminal background check
Community Member Disqualifiers
Includes but is not limited to:
• Current elected officials and their staff
• Retired Phoenix Police Department employees
• Sworn employees of other law enforcement agencies, including other police departments and correctional facilities
• Felony conviction(s)
• Active probation for a criminal offense
Two (2) Years
Can apply for reappointment at end of term
Applications for participation are subject to review and approval by the Phoenix Police Department
Mandatory attendance at a training session
Community interviews occur on a designated schedule established by the Employment Services Bureau. Participants for individual interview panels are selected from a pool of CHRB members.
Closed. Current term January 2021 – January 2023. Application process is anticipated to open Fall 2022. Check back for updates or email the Department Contact listed below to be placed on an interest list.