Police Officer | Lateral

Wickenburg, AZ
Wickenburg Police Department

Salary range: $29.49 – $41.28 Hourly.

Position Summary:

Responsible for ensuring the safety and security of municipal streets, buildings, residences, and neighborhoods.

Essential Functions:

  • Responds to service calls.
  • Conducts investigation by locating physical evidence, victims, witnesses and suspects.
  • Gathers information and completes interviews.
  • Documents facts.
  • Makes arrests.
  • Writes reports.
  • Performs community policing activities.
  • Operates a motor vehicle and patrolling assigned areas.
  • Testifies in court.
  • Participates in training sessions.
  • Serves warrants.
  • Provides for traffic control.
  • Operates devices and weapons associated with law enforcement activities.
  • Performs related work as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or GED supplemented by specialized training in law enforcement.
  • Must be age 21.
  • United States citizen.
  • Meet all additional recruitment requirements established by the Police Chief; or an equivalent combination of directly related education and experience.
  • First-time Police Officers – graduation from AZPOST certified law enforcement academy prior to date of application within time frame specified by the Police Chief at time of position vacancy.
  • Valid Arizona Class D Driver’s License.