ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE: Gilbert drivers, please be aware that this Saturday, December 10th, Val Vista Drive and Greenfield Road, between Elliot and Guadalupe Roads, will be closed to through traffic at the Power Line Trail, from 9:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., for the annual 12k's of Christmas event. Learn more here.

Police Recruitment FAQ


Expand/Contract Questions and Answers

  • Does the Department accommodate out-of-area applicants?

  • What should I wear to the written test?

  • Where do I turn in the application?

  • Can I retake the written test if I've already passed the written, physical agility, and oral board interviews?

  • What if I've taken the test before and failed?

  • Are there any age limits in order to become an officer?

  • When do I take the physical fitness test?

  • Do out-of-area lateral officers take a written test?

  • What is an out-of-area lateral police officer?

  • What is a lateral police officer?

  • How will I know if I pass the written test?

  • How long does the written test take?