Police Officer

Nogales, AZ
Nogales Police Department


$43,527.00 Annually

SUMMARY: Under general supervision; performs public safety services within the City’s Police Department including patrol, K-9 and motor vehicle safety and other specialty assignment as assigned.


  • Performs law enforcement activities as an Arizona certified police officer
  • Responds to calls for service
  • Investigates and enforces City and State criminal codes and laws
  • Makes arrests
  • Prepares police reports
  • Enforces traffic laws
  • Provides security checks of residential or business locations
  • Conducts traffic control during traffic congestion hours and vehicle accidents
  • Deploys traffic enforcement devices to reduce violations
  • Completes statistical traffic reports for the State of Arizona
  • May provide specialized services as a K-9 handler
  • May perform dog kennel maintenance
  • Participates in K-9 training
  • Maintains activity logs
  • Assists other law enforcement agencies upon request
  • Provides court testimony as necessary
  • Reports issues or concerns to command staff on daily or other activities
  • Coordinates Department operations with other agencies to ensure seamless service to citizens
  • Inspects public transportation vehicles to ensure public safety


Education, Training and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • One (1) year of law enforcement experience
  • OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATION(S): Spanish Language fluency


  • Arizona POST certification
  • Arizona State driver’s license


  • Successful completion of a background and polygraph examination
  • Successful completion of physical testing and examination
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be 21 years of age or older