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Department, city, state

Position: Patrol | Type: Entry

Application Status: Open

January 1, 2023

Expiration Date: 

Sign on bonus:


Academy salary: 


Salary range: 


Hiring website:

Recruiter Name:

Dan Hoffmeister

Recruiter Phone:


Department Info:


  •  Starting salary $63,400 (post academy)

  •  Paid training 

  •  Take-home vehicle program 

  •  Shift differential pay 

  •  25 year retirement

  •  Tuition reimbursement 

  •  Health insurance including dental and vision 

  • Uniform allowance  Bilingual compensation program


Minimum Requirements

Applicants for sworn positions must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • U.S. citizen

  • 21 years of age before graduation of police academy

  • No felony convictions

  • No dishonorable discharge from United States Armed Forces

Testing Process

The Buckeye Police Department holds regular police recruit testing events which include a written process and a physical fitness process which includes the following:

  • 99-yard obstacle course

  • Drag a 165-lb body a distance of 32 feet

  • Scale 6-ft walls and run 25 yards

  • Run 1.5 miles in less than 15 minutes

  • 25 push-up untimed

  • 25 sit-ups in 1 minute

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