Dedication. Honor. Integrity
Commit. Serve. Protect
Partnership. Excellence. Accountability
We are Mesa PD
Join Us Commit. Serve. Protect
From our police officers to our civilian positions we offer many rewarding career paths often overlooked by qualified candidates. A job with MPD isn't what you see on police television shows. Our focus is on providing long-term careers that keep our community safe.
Contact a Recruiter @ JoinMPD@mesaaz.gov.
The Steps in our Hiring Process
- Prescreen 1
- Physical Test 2
- Written Test 3
- Background 4
- Polygraph 5
- Review Board 6
- Conditional 7
- Medical Exam 8
- Psychological 9
Prescreen of Application for Minimum Qualifications
An Electronic screening will be done for AZPOST standards. A manual screening of the Mesa PD Background Questionnaire will also be completed. If you do not turn in your questionnaire you will not move forward in the process.
This test consists of push-ups in one minute, sit-ups in one minute, and a 1.5 mile run. Passing scores for this test are 29 push-ups or more; 31 sit-ups or more and the run in under 15 minutes and 20 seconds. The applicant must achieve passing scores on each exercise to move to the next step in the process.
Fitness Testing Dates (Invitation Only):
June 29th, 2019 (For April 29 - May 20th, 2019 Applications)
October 12, 2019 (For August 12 - September 2, 2019 Applications)
Applicant will be asked to complete a multiple-choice exam. Applicant must receive a score of 70% or better to continue in the process.
All information is verified through criminal history checks, employer checks, personal references and credit checks.
Polygraphy exam is administered.
Human Resources Hiring Review Board
The board consists of a Sergeant, Lieutenant and Commander. Each person will have a recommendation on each applicant with final approval being held by the Human Resources Commander.
Conditional Officer of Employment
If an applicant is found acceptable through the Hiring Board, they may be offered a conditional offer of employment. The Recruit Officer position is contingent upon the applicant passing both the medical and psychological exams.
Undergo a complete medical examination that meets the standards of AZPOST.
If candidate is given a conditional offer of hire, then a psychological exam must be completed.