Written Assessment Information for Police Officer Recruit/Trainee
The assessment administered consists of:
1. Entry Level Police Officer Assessment:
Candidates are given an Entry Level Police Officer Examination. This assessment consists of approximately 170 questions and applicants are allotted just over two hours to complete this assessment. This assessment evaluates the candidate’s:
- Accuracy of observation
- Short term memory
- Reading comprehension
- Written communication
There is no study guide available for this assessment.
For additional recruitment information, please contact the Police Personnel Unit at 480-312-1943.
The Scottsdale Police Personnel Unit reserves the right to change this process.
All assessments occur during the background investigation phase. The assessments will be conducted monthly and coordinated with candidate's background investigator. Assessment dates may be cancelled on short notice. Invitations to the assessments may be rescinded at any time without advance notice.
P: 480-312-HIRE (4473)
For Scottsdale P.D. employment inquiries, email spdpersonnel@ScottsdaleAZ.gov
The City of Scottsdale is an Equal Opportunity Employer