Reserve police officers have the same authority and perform the same duties as career police officers. Consequently, reserve police applicants must complete the same vigorous and comprehensive selection and hiring process, and the same police academy training as career police officers.
Interested reserve police recruit applicants must meet both AZPOST and Phoenix Police hiring requirements. Those requirements include...Learn more about Qualifications
Applicants must successfully complete a comprehensive selection and hiring process to earn a position as a reserve police recruit to train at the police academy.Learn more about Hiring Process
An officer's physical agility is a critical component to success in the field. Learn more about the physical fitness standards and what will be required of you to successfully pass the physical fitness test.Learn more about Physical Agility Test
Recruits who will be attending the police academy will be enrolled in a pre-hire program managed by the Reserve Division.
Learn more about Pre-Hire Program
Academy training includes firearms, physical conditioning and a curriculum of law enforcement instruction.Learn more about The Academy
The Phoenix Police Department offers a lateral transfer program for current AZPOST certified officers.Learn more about Lateral Transfers
Check out our list of events and sign up.Learn more about Recruitment Calendar
Check out our list of practice POPAT dates and sign up.Learn more about POPAT Calendar