Police Officer Recruit Testing Schedule

If you are an Arizona POST certified police officer, you should click hereLooking to become a police officer?  Perfect, Tempe PD accepts police officer recruit online applications several times a year.  When will you apply?


Apply Online:  Nov. 22 - Dec. 6, 2018

To Test:  Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019


Apply Online:  Jan. 31 - Feb. 14, 2019

To Test:  Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019


Apply Online:  April 25 - May 9, 2019 

To Test:  Wednesday, June 12, 2019


Apply Online:  July 4 - July 18, 2019 

To Test:  Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019


Apply Online:  Sept. 12 - Sept 26, 2019 

To Test:  Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019


Apply Online:  Nov. 21 - Dec. 5, 2019

To Test:  Wednesday, Jan 8, 2020



Available during the online application window for your desired test date.


Remember, you do not apply if you:

  • Applied online within the last year and successfully completed the physical agility test and written exam; you are currently eligible.  Only apply if the next test is more than one year from the date you applied online.
  • Do not meet AzPOST and Tempe PD minimum qualifications (.pdf).

Those who successfully apply will receive an email with more test information - to include start time and location - 10 days after the online application window closes.