Community Hiring Review Board

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​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.

​Board Composition 

​Employment Services Bureau Commander (or his delegate), 1 Sworn supervisor (Field Training Officer Sergeant or Resource Lieutenant), 1 Civilian supervisor, 2 Community Members

​Community Member Criteria

​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

​Time Commitment

​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.​

​Recruitment Process


​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.​

​Department Contact