Police Officer

Glendale, AZ
Glendale Police Department

Glendale Police Officers perform general and specialized police work involving the enforcement of laws and ordinances, protecting life and property, detection and arrest of violators, crime prevention, community services or other specialized assignments of comparable responsibility.

Salary: $54,894.00 – $81,102.00 Annually

Closing: 6/30/2021 11:59 PM Arizona


1. Patrols assigned area of the City, by automobile, motorcycle, on foot or bicycle, for the prevention of crime and enforcement of all applicable criminal, traffic, and liquor laws and City Ordinances.
2. Responds to calls for service involving crimes such as robberies, assaults, homicides, and narcotics violations.
3. Responds to general public service calls for civil or societal problems.
4. Secures the scene of a crime; makes arrests; books prisoners.
5. Responds to hazardous materials incidents and traffic accidents; investigates traffic accidents; detects impaired drivers; administers first aid; directs traffic and requests medical assistance.
6. Prepares reports to accurately document information.
7. Participates in problem-oriented policing efforts by identifying problem areas, recommending and implementing solutions, and monitoring the results.
8. Performs suicide prevention interventions; transports mentally ill patients; performs surveillance operations.
9. Performs a variety of general and specialized criminal investigations involving property and persons crimes; gathers evidence; preserves crime scene; prepares cases for prosecution.
10. Provides training on gang-related issues, firearms, defensive driving, defensive tactics, impact weapons and other related police topics.



Police Officer Recruit:
High school graduate or equivalent.

Police Officer:
High school graduate or equivalent and and have an active Arizona POST Certification.

Special Requirements

  • Be at least 21 years of age; except that a person may attend an academy if the person will be 21 before graduating
  • Valid Arizona Driver's License
  • ACJIS Terminal Operators Certification
  • AZPOST Police Officer Certification