Friday, February 1, 2013

TPD Hiring for Police Officer Recruit


The Tucson Police Department is excited to announce that we are once again gearing up to begin the process of hiring Tucson’s next police officers. The application process opens on Friday, February 1, 2013. We will only be accepting applications until Sunday, February 24, 2013; so don’t wait to take the first steps towards a challenging and rewarding career in law enforcement.

While a law enforcement career can be tough, it is also incredibly fulfilling. Officers from the Tucson Police Department embody a mission of excellence. Those who possess the strength and courage to put others before themselves and are committed to making Tucson a better place should take the first steps to joining the Tucson Police Department, a nationally recognized leader in law enforcement.


It will take high ethical standards, integrity, leadership, courage, and a team effort to become a City of Tucson Police Officer. This career demands individuals to be mature and have personal responsibility that is in line with our values and code of ethics. The following minimum requirements are required:

• High School Diploma or GED
• Valid driver's license with good driving record
U.S. Citizen
• At least 21 years of age by academy graduation date
• No felony convictions or drug abuse

For additional information about the hiring process or to learn how to get in touch with a recruiter, visit or call Officer Skeenes at 520-791-COPS (520-791-2677). This is an exciting time for the Tucson Police Department as we look forward to hiring and training a new set of officers to join our ranks.

Padres vs Cubs at Kino Stadium

The Arizona Diamondbacks take on the San Diego Padres on March 17; the
Chicago Cubs play the Los Angeles Dodgers on March 21.****

Tickets go on sale Saturday, Feb. 9, or, if you’re a Tucson Padres season
ticket holder, voucher plan holder or sponsor, you can get your spring
training tickets on Monday, Feb. 4.****

For more information, please contact Chris Bartos at 434-1346.****