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Starting Salary Range

The starting pay for police officer is $25.24 hourly / $52,492 annually. Based on a candidate’s years of prior law enforcement service, a higher starting step may be available.

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Shift differential and bilingual pay are also available.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Must be an AZPOST Certified Peace Officer in good standing with AZPOST 

Special Requirements

  • Must be in sound physical and mental health
  • Hearing: Uncorrected hearing with no loss greater than 25 db in the 500, 1000, 2000, or 3000 hertz frequencies
  • Vision: Must have at least 20/80 vision, correctable to 20/20 contact lenses or glasses; or 20/200 vision, correctable to 20/20 with soft contacts
  • Must meet the hiring guidelines on drug usage
  • Any involvement in felony related activity, identified in a thorough background investigation and polygraph examination is disqualifying
  • Applicants must have an Arizona Class D operator’s license at the time of appointment 

**Preference is given to those who have a minimum of one year of law enforcement experience in a sworn capacity.**  

Waiver Process

Upon appointment, qualified applicants will be required to successfully pass the Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board qualification process. The waiver process consists of a series of written exams and a three part proficiency test which includes:

  • Firearms qualification
  • Tactical driving
  • Peace Officer Physical Aptitude Test (POPAT), a timed, pass/fail test. The test contains four events as follows:
    • 500 yard run
    • Scaling a 6’ chain link fence and a 6 ‘ solid wood fence
    • 99 yard obstacle course
    • 165 lb. “dummy” drag

Field Training

AZPOST Certified Officers will complete a Field Training Program of up to 14 weeks.

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