Police Officer Recruit & Lateral Test Information

Latest Test Information

Tempe PD is not accepting applications for the position of police officer recruit or lateral at this time. The next test is scheduled after the New Year and details will be posted in the coming months.

Written Examination Orientation Guide

A candidate orientation guide and online practice test for the written examination is available for purchase. These items are available only from the test company.  (This orientation guide only pertains to the written examination. All questions related to purchasing these items should be referred to the test company.)  Click here for more information.

Arizona Law Enforcement Academy

Tempe police officer recruits fulfill several rigorous training requirements before working on their own in the community. One of several steps is the successful completion of the Arizona Law Enforcement Academy (ALEA) or a similar Arizona POST training program. Click here to watch some of the training completed at ALEA.