Police Officer (Lateral)

Mirage, AZ
Mirage Police Department

$26.08 – $38.53 Hourly

10/2/2022 5:00 PM Arizona

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

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

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.

Essential Functions

  • Responds to service and assistance calls.
  • Performs community and problem-oriented policing activities.
  • Conducts investigations by locating physical evidence, victims, witnesses and suspects.
  • Gathers information and completes interviews.
  • Documents facts and elements of a crime.
  • Makes arrest when necessary.
  • Writes reports.
  • Operates a motor vehicle and patrols assigned areas.
  • Testifies in court.
  • Holds and participates in training sessions, as assigned.
  • Serves as a detention/booking officer.
  • Serves warrants.
  • Provides for traffic control.

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.