Jobs - Police

Law Enforcement Career

Make a difference in your community! Join the Bullhead City Police Department and enjoy an exciting career in Law Enforcement!

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The Bullhead City Police Department is now accepting applications for Entry-Level and Lateral Police Officers! 

For more information call Recruiter/ Background Investigator Yolanda Gomez at (928) 763-9200 ext. 8232, or e-mail


 Along with gaining the AZ Post Certification as a police officer, you will receive these additional perks.police academy graduation

  • 11 Paid Holidays Annually
  • 12 Personal Days Annually
  • Graduated Vacation Days beginning with 10 days Annually
  • Arizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement System
  • Employer paid Health, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance (Dependent Coverage Available)
  • Uniform and Equipment provided upon initial employment
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Once your application is received and ­re­viewed, you will be notified in writing of the written test date.  On the written test, you must obtain at least a 70% to continue to the next phase.  Study guides are available through the Police Department.  The panel interview and physical agility test is the next phase.  If you pass the interview with at least a 75%, you will continue with the hiring process onto the final phase, which is the background investigation. The background investigation includes a background interview, polygraph and a psychological exam.  If an applicant is cleared through background phase, the information is submitted to the Chief of Police for a hiring decision.

police academyAll recruits begin by attending the WALETA (Western Arizona Law Enforcement Training Academy), a 20-week Arizona Post certified police training academy located in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. While attending this “live in” academy, recruits are paid employees of the City with an hourly rate of $20.67.  For more information on the certification process visit, the AZ Peace Officer Standards and Training Board (POST).
After graduation from the academy, recruits become police officers with an hourly rate of $21.71
All graduates enter field training, which consists of four phases in addition to traffic and other specialty training.

POPAT Test Rules  

Police Ride-Along form

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