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Police Cadets

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The Police Cadet Program is a volunteer program through the city of Tempe.  This program is designed for young men and women ages 14 through 20 interested in law enforcement as a potential career.  Cadets are mentored by a group of dedicated sworn and civilian police employees, who emphasize self-confidence, strong work ethic, accountability, and integrity.  The Cadet Program provides training's in a variety of law enforcement topics, opportunities to participate in local and national explorer competitions and training's, and involvement with department and community service projects. 

Minimum Requirements 

  • 14-20 and 1/2 years of age 
  • Be enrolled in high school or college
  • Maintain a minimum of a "C" grade average
  • Be of good moral character
  • Have no serious driving infractions or criminal record
  • Demonstrate a willingness to serve others

Email us for questions or to join the Cadets!

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