Police Officer

San Luis, AZ
San Luis Police Department

Salary: $24.22 Hourly.


Essential Functions:

  • Enforces laws and ordinances, maintains order, protects life and property, investigates crimes, and assists in crime prevention activities.
  • Patrols assigned areas, responds to calls for assistance, and takes appropriate action.
  • Controls and restrains potentially violent persons.
  • Investigate suspicious conditions, activities, or persons.
  • Assists other law enforcement agencies and provides needed backup when requested.
  • Participates in rescue activities for sick and injured persons.
  • Arrests, transports, and books violators and escorts prisoners to jail or court.
  • Serves warrants, subpoenas, and other court orders.
  • Prepares detailed reports of felony and misdemeanor crimes as well as criminal and civil traffic complaints.
  • Conducts investigations of criminal cases and gathers, preserves, and analyzes facts and evidence.
  • Conducts interviews and interrogations and records statements and testimony.
  • Collects, prepares, and submits evidence for analysis, processing, or retention.
  • Prepares material evidence and documentation for courtroom presentations and testifies in court as required.
  • Provides information to attorneys and other authorized personnel.
  • Participates in special enforcement details or special operations.
  • Promotes crime prevention programs at local schools and within the community.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or GED equivalency
  • An Arizona Peace Officer Standards & Training Board (AZ POST) certified Officer OR
  • A Certified Officer in another state; Out-of-State Certified Officers will be required to apply for reciprocity.
  • Be a United States Citizen
  • Be in sound physical and mental health
  • Have at least 20/20 vision uncorrected; or 20/20 vision corrected by glasses or contact lenses. Vision capable of distinguishing basic colors groups against a favorable background.
  • Must meet AZ POST and City of San Luis Police Department drug standards
  • Must have good moral character and personal integrity.
  • A valid driver’s license at the time of application
  • A Peace Officer Certification with AZ POST.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Depending upon the needs of the City, some incumbents of the class may be required to demonstrate fluency in both Spanish and English as a condition of employment.
  • Availability to work a flexible schedule.
  • Must successfully pass a comprehensive background investigation including credit check, polygraph, and psychological examination and meet the minimum POST standards for medical examination and physical ability.
  • San Luis, Arizona residency.