Applying for a Police Officer position

When applying for a Scottsdale Police Officer position, an online City of Scottsdale application must be submitted to the Human Resources department. 

The attached link will take you to the online application system. Applications will only be accepted when the recruitment is open.

 Patrol DLApplications are reviewed for minimum qualifications:

    • US Citizen 
    • High School Diploma or GED 
    • 20 years and 6 months at the time of application 
Once your application is reviewed for minimum qualifications, you may be invited to the next available test. Test invitations will be sent by electronic mail listing the date, time and location, as well as test protocol.

The recruitment process is the same for all applicants including those currently certified in Arizona or other states.

The Scottsdale Police Personnel Unit reserves the right to change this process.

Contact Information

Scottsdale Police Department - Background Investigations Unit
P:  480-312-1943links to external site (Scottsdale P.D. employment inquiries only)

The City of Scottsdale is an Equal Opportunity Employer