Police Officer Recruit

Chandler, AZ
Chandler Police Department

At the Chandler Police Department, we are all committed to integrity, innovation, and community support. Our organization employs 360 sworn officers and 177 civilians. We are currently seeking qualified individuals to fill full-time positions that require you to work various schedules. Keeping our city safe requires finding the best people for the job. Help us serve and protect the city of Chandler by applying today!

Police Officer Recruit: $30.05 per hour to start

*Police Officer Recruit Hiring Incentive: For those that are new to the City of Chandler – $3,500 paid in two installments, $1,750 paid upon hire with first paycheck and $1,750 paid upon successful completion of Probation.

The City
Chandler, the fourth largest City in Arizona, is located in one of the fastest growing innovation and technology centers in the nation. Chandler is a vibrant, diverse, fiscally responsible community with a supportive business climate that attracts global industry leaders, exciting startups, talented workers and their families. In addition to being a great place to live, play and work, our local hotels, resorts, golf courses, restaurants and ample shopping opportunities make Chandler one of Arizona’s great vacation spots.

Who we are
The City of Chandler Police Department, consisting of 337 sworn officers and 177 civilians, serves a growing population of close to 270,000 residents. The organization is divided into two divisions and one bureau. The Patrol Division consisting of three precincts to meet the needs of the community, the Operational Support Bureau, and the Professional Services Division. The members of the Chandler Police Department are dedicated to the advancement of community policing and the development of a partnership with our citizens. Our mission is to provide a safe community where people can live, work, and thrive. We are committed to being a world-class leader in law enforcement. We will pursue and engage the best trained, equipped, and committed professionals who demonstrate the highest standards of performance and best policing practices in partnership with the community.

Who we are looking for
Are you passionate about serving the community? Do you remain calm under high stress situations? Are you a problem solver that can make quick decisions? We are seeking a passionate and motivated customer-service oriented individual to join our Police Department team as a Police Officer Recruit.

Minimum Qualifications:
* Must possess a high school diploma or GED equivalency; and
* Must be 21 years of age by the time of academy graduation;
* Must be able to meet the Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board (AZPOST) physical health standards;
* Be a citizen of the United States at the time of application submittal; and
* Possess a valid Driver’s License with acceptable driving record.

Police Officer Recruit Hiring Process

City of Chandler Police Department Disqualifiers



Discover your career possibilities with the Chandler Police Department!
We will discuss Professional Staff and Sworn positions.

Saturday, December 3, 2022
Chandler Public Safety Training Center
3550 South Dobson Road Chandler, AZ 85248

There is no cost to participate. Get more information

We will provide a workshop for those interested in a career with the Chandler Police Department. We will discuss professional staff & sworn police officer career opportunities. In addition, we will provide tools to build on your oral board skills, learn about the hiring process and the standards, get physical fitness tips (recruit process), and get a tour of our state of the art training facility.


The City of Chandler is an Equal Opportunity & Reasonable Accommodation Employer