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Police Officer Lateral: In-State

The Mesa Police Department has supported the successful transition of many police officers from a variety of Arizona agencies. Our advanced facilities continue to lead the way in innovative technology and support the needs of our neighboring agencies and communities. Mesa police officers are given access to some of the latest technology and training to elevate their skills and better prepare them for life in the field. 

 

The Mesa Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of Police Officer Lateral - In State and AZ POST Certified Non-Lateral and Police Officer Lateral - Out-of-State.


The process will be open continuously until sufficient applications are received. The Mesa Police Department will soon open the application process for the position of Police Officer Recruit. Please check back often for updated info on test dates and times. 

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Starting Salaries:

  • 0 to 9 months experience - $24.50/hr ($50,960.00)
  • 10 months to 4 years experience - $26.02/hr ($54,121.60)
  • 4 to 5 years experience - $27.08/hr ($56,326.40)
  • 5 to 6 years experience - $28.47/hr ($59,217.60)
  • 6 to 7 years experience - $29.93/hr ($62,254.40)
  • 7+ years of experience - $31.46/hr ($65,436.80)

 

Why Mesa PD?

  • Competitive salaries and benefits.
  • Transfer and promotional opportunities.
  • After probation, Lateral Officers may use 50% of their former police agency time towards the three year patrol requirement.

 

Minimum Qualifications Required:

  • Applicant must currently be, or has been, an Arizona Post certified sworn peace officer in good standing.

 

Process:

  1. Applicants must first apply online at http://mesaaz.gov/jobs/. Complete and submit the online application and supplement.
  2. You must print, complete and notarize the background questionnaire packet and mail directly to: Mesa Police Department, Attn: Police Department Hiring Unit/ Detective Mandrell, P.O. Box 1466, Mesa, AZ 85211.
  3. Once the application is received it will be reviewed to determine if all of the minimum requirements for a lateral transfer are met.
  4. Testing process will include a physical assessment test, firearms assessment, selection interview, background interview, polygraph, and background investigation. If candidate is given a conditional offer of hire, then a psychological exam and medical exam must be completed.

 

Important Information:

  • Successful completion of an extensive background investigation, along with polygraph, physical agility, medical and psychological examinations are required.
  • A Police Officer - Lateral is not required to attend the Mesa Police Academy.

 

Forms

Background Questionnaire

Credit Report Waiver

Waiver of Liability

 

 

 

MESA POLICE DEPARTMENT
Human Resources
P.O. Box 1466
Mesa, AZ 85211

JOB HOTLINE
1-800-884-5480