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Upcoming Events:

Talk with a Recruiter in-person:

12/2: National Career Fair @ Hilton East (11 AM - 2 PM)
7600 E. Broadway, Tucson, AZ 85710 

12/9: Jobertising Career Fair @ Doubltree (11 AM- 1 PM)
280 S. Church Avenue

12/10-12/12: Winter Street Fair (10 AM - 4 PM)
324 N. 4th Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85705

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Open House:
December 8, 2021 @ 6:00 PM
Tucson Police Department - Westside Substation
1310 W. Miracle Mile

Women In Law Enforcement Event:
Date/Time: TBD - Spring 2022


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Application Process

  • Complete Online Application
  • Complete Preliminary Applicant Questionnaire
  • Written Exam
  • Background Investigation
  • Psychological Assessment
  • Medical Exam & Drug Screening
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What It Takes

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Valid, unrestricted driver's license
  • Two years driving experience
  • U.S. citizen
  • 21 years old by Academy graduation

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