Police Press Releases


Tempe PD Accepting Police Officer Applications March 3-17

Post Date:03/03/2014
The City of Tempe will be accepting police officer recruit and lateral applications beginning Monday, March 3, through Monday, March 17, 2014. No applications will be accepted after midnight on March 17, 2014.

Those interested should visit www.tempe.gov/policejobs and click on the link in the orange box. This will provide the latest details about the testing process to include application availability and test information. Applicants selected to move forward in the testing process will receive email notification confirming the time and location of the written examination and physical agility tests, which are scheduled for Saturday, April 19, 2014.

The hiring process includes the following phases:

• Written Examination
• Physical Agility Test
• Panel Interview
• Background Investigation
• Polygraph Examination
• Psychological Evaluation
• Medical Examination

“The Tempe Police Department emphasizes leadership and innovation,” said Chief of Police Tom Ryff. “We are strongly committed to creating an environment conducive to achieving excellence and supporting employees; we provide ongoing training and development opportunities so that our organization is prepared to meet the public safety needs of the future. It is fundamentally important that our officers earn the trust, confidence and respect of those we serve. That starts with recruiting and hiring diverse, exceptional individuals committed to the service and protection of our community.”

For more information, please visit www.tempe.gov/policejobs
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