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Phoenix police recruiting at UT

The Phoenix Police Department will recruit 500 more officers in 2008, meaning they can hire an average of 30 to 60 officers per month. The department offers $2,000 signing bonuses and 80 specialty details. The Phoenix Police Department will recruit 500 more officers in 2008, meaning they can hire an average of 30 to 60 officers per month. The department offers $2,000 signing bonuses and 80 specialty details.
The Phoenix Police Department will be conducting written and physical tests for new recruits to join their law enforcement team. Testing takes place March 14 and 15 in the University of Toledo's Health and Human Services Building. The Phoenix Police Department will be conducting written and physical tests for new recruits to join their law enforcement team. Testing takes place March 14 and 15 in the University of Toledo's Health and Human Services Building.

From a University of Toledo press release:

The Phoenix Police Department will be conducting written and physical tests for new recruits to join their law enforcement team. Testing takes place March 14 and 15 in the University of Toledo's Health and Human Services Building.
 
"Our return to the Mid-West region is a result of our successful recruiting trip in 2006," said Phoenix police officer Lawrence Horton. "The quality of the candidates we interviewed nearly two years ago was exceptional and we actually doubled our rate of hire as a result."
 
The Phoenix Police Department will recruit 500 more officers in 2008, meaning they can hire an average of 30 to 60 officers per month. The department offers $2,000 signing bonuses and 80 specialty details, as well as benefits exclusive to the Phoenix Police Department including career enhancement pay, bilingual incentive pay, and longevity pay. The department will also pay for recruits' 18-week academy.
 
"We are looking forward to seeing potential candidates from all over the area, including other parts of Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and even New York," said Officer Horton. "This is an exciting opportunity for anyone who is interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement, as well as enjoying the warm climate of sunny Phoenix, Arizona."
 
Registration for the written and physical tests can take place at www.phoenix.gov/police <http://www.phoenix.gov/police> . Each written testing room has a capacity of 110 participants, so early registration is recommended, however, walk-ins are welcomed. To qualify you must be:

  • At least 20-years-old
  • A U.S. citizen
  • Good driving record
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Excellent personal conduct
  • No felonies
  • Meet the PPD drug standards

The testing schedule for the March 14th and March 15th is as follows:
           Friday, March 14th
          Written test check in at 12:30 PM ; Test starts at 1 p.m. at UT
           *Physical agility immediately following
            Second Written test check in at 5:30 p.m.; Test starts at 6 p.m. at the UT
             *Physical agility to take place on the morning of March 15th - Please see testing schedule for March 15th.

Saturday, March 15th 
           Written test check in at 6:00 AM; Test starts at 6:30 AM at UT
             *Physical agility immediately following
      
            Second written test check in at 10:00 AM; Test starts at 10:30 AM at UT
           *Physical agility immediately following
            
           Third written test check in at 2:00 PM: Test starts at 2:30 PM at the UT
            *Physical agility immediately following

Participants should dress accordingly, as agility testing will immediately follow written testing. Results for the written tests will be available following their completion.

More information
 
To learn more about the Phoenix Police Department, please visit www.phoenix.gov/police <http://www.phoenix.gov/police> .
 
For more information, contact Stacey Havel at shavel@hodes.com or 954-966-3500.

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