Police Officer Positions

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Located on the western edge of the Phoenix metropolitan area, Glendale is a culturally diverse community with approximately 230,000 residents.  Glendale is also an exciting sports, shopping, and entertainment destination, famous for its well-preserved charm.

The Glendale Police Department employs 432 sworn officers and 145 civilian employees.  The Department is organized into two functional bureaus: the Operations Bureau and the Investigations & Administrative Bureau.  Under these bureaus are six divisions:  Administrative Services, Special Operations, Criminal Investigations, Support Services, Gateway Patrol and Foothills Patrol.  New officers can expect to serve in one of the two patrol divisions for their first two years following field training, after which time they can apply for any number of specialty assignments.  These include SWAT, Bomb Squad, K-9, Motors, Detective, Vehicular Crimes, Training and others.

We are accepting applications for Police Officer Recruit, Arizona Lateral Officer and Out of State Lateral Officer through
Sunday, July 28, 2024.

Testing for this process will be held on:

Saturday, August 17, 2024

Click HERE to apply now!

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