Police Officer (Lateral)

El Mirage, AZ
El Mirage Police Department

$54,246.40 – $80,142.40 Annually

11/5/2022 5:00 PM Arizona

Are you a Sworn Police Officer wanting to Police with Purpose?

The El Mirage Police Department is Hiring!

We’re recruiting lateral Police Officers….join our team!

 Would you like to relocate, start fresh at a new department, seek new challenges, or increase balance with work and family? The City of El Mirage offers a rare environment, a hidden gem in a career field that’s constantly evolving. We are seeking officers who are proactive, community-minded, want to gain experience, and make a difference. El Mirage is located close to activities, sports, and entertainment and has a lower cost of living.

It’s been said that you must see it and feel it, not just hear it.  Come ride along with one of our officers to see the family environment in our department and feel the support from our community.

We value our relationship with the community and enjoy strong support from the residents, city council and city management.  We have a modern police facility, a fleet of new vehicles, on-site gym, up-to-date equipment and the latest in technology. We will provide you with the training, experience, and tools to work efficiently and be the best you can be!

We are a true family of officers and value the talent and contributions of each individual member. Within our department, you are not just a number or a face in the crowd. We will get to know you, support you, and offer you the opportunity to make a real difference in our community.

Police Officer (lateral) starting pay: up to $34.95 per hour or $72,696 annually (depending on qualifications).

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience:

High school diploma or GED supplemented by specialized training or college-level course work in law enforcement or related field; or an equivalent combination of directly related education and experience. Must be at least 21 years of age and a United States citizen.


  • Arizona Class D Driver’s License.
  • Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board (AZPOST) certification. In-state candidates must be AZPOST certified at time of hire. In-state candidates whose certification has expired, and out-of-state candidates must be AZPOST certified within three months of hire and must also pass a physical fitness agility assessment.