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Department, city, state

Position: Patrol | Type: Entry

Application Status: Open

Expiration Date: 

Sign on bonus:


Academy salary: 

Salary range: 

$24.00-$40.97 hourly


Recruiter Name:

Officer Elijah Kim

Recruiter Phone:

(928) 814-4097

Recruiter Email:

Department Info:

Department Overview: Do you want an interesting, challenging, meaningful career? Do you want to be a part of something bigger; a part of a law enforcement community that is sworn to protect and to help those people who need it the most? Do you want to be a part of a police department where everybody knows your name? Flagstaff Police Department is a family. It can be your family too.

Area Information: Flagstaff offers a community rich with cultural diversity, beauty and history, as well as amazing educational, recreational and scientific opportunities. Our city government is devoted to enhancing the quality of life of our citizens, as well as the many visitors that grace Northern Arizona. Flagstaff, Arizona is located at the intersection of I-17 and I-40 and is the largest city in Northern Arizona. The City is also the regional center and county seat for Coconino County, the second largest county in the 48 contiguous states.

The City of Flagstaff is comprised of just over 64 square miles nestled at the base of the San Francisco Peaks. It is surrounded by one of the largest pine forests on Earth. At nearly 7,000 feet, Flagstaff is also one of the highest elevation cities in the United States.


  • Insurance: Benefits include medical, prescription, dental, vision, life insurance, and short and long term disability options.
    For comprehensive information on the City's benefits package, please visit  To access the Online Benefits Center, visit and select City of Flagstaff.

  • Deferred Compensation: Employees may make pre– or post-tax contributions to a 457 Retirement Plan through Voya or ICMA account via Payroll Deduction.

  • Retirement: Employees are members of Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS), Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSPRS), or the Elected Officials Retirement Plan (EORP) based on eligibility requirements.


  • The person shall be a United States citizen.

  • The person shall be at least 21 years of age, except that a person may attend an academy if he/she will be 21 prior to graduating.

  • The person shall be a high school graduate or have successfully completed a General Education Development (G.E.D.) examination.

  • The person shall have undergone a complete background investigation; which meets the standards of Section R13-4-106 except that an applicant may begin an academy prior to the return of the results of the fingerprint check. However, the applicant may not graduate from the academy nor the agency receive reimbursement for an applicant for which a qualifying return result has not been obtained. The background shall attest to the fact that the person meets minimum qualification, has not engaged in conduct or a pattern of conduct that would jeopardize public trust in the law enforcement profession, and is of good moral character.

  • The person shall have undergone a medical examination which meets the standards of Section R13-4-107. An examination preceding an appointment by more than one hundred and eighty days shall require the submission of a written statement from the applicant that his/her condition has not changed since the examination.

  • The person shall not have been convicted of a felony or any offense that would be a felony if committed in Arizona.

  • The person shall not have been dishonorably discharged from the United States Armed Forces.

  • The person shall not have been previously denied certified status, revoked, or have his/her current certified status under suspension, pursuant to Section R13-4-109

  • The person shall not have ingested marijuana in the past two years.

  • The person shall not have illegally sold, produced, cultivated, or transported for sale, any dangerous drugs or narcotics.

  • The person shall not have illegally used dangerous drugs or narcotics, other than marijuana, for any purpose within the past seven years.

  • The person shall never have illegally used dangerous drugs or narcotics other than for experimentation.

  • The person shall never have illegally used dangerous drugs or narcotics while employed or appointed as a peace officer.

  • The person shall not have a pattern of abuse of prescription medication.

  • The person shall have undergone a polygraph examination, which meets the requirements of R13-4-106, unless prohibited by law.

  • The person shall not have been convicted of or adjudged to have violated traffic regulations governing the movement of vehicles with such a frequency so as to indicate a disrespect for traffic laws and a disregard for the safety of other persons on the highway within the past three years.

  • The person shall have read the code of ethics in subsection (E) and affirmed by signature the person's understanding and agreement to abide by the code.

  • The testing process will include a written exam, physical agility test as well as an oral interview. All of these assessments will be completed on the test date above or the next possible date. The background investigation will proceed after successful completion of all testing components.

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