DPS hiring officers - Tucson News Now

DPS hiring officers

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The Arizona Department of Public Safety is taking applications today for cadet officers and reserve officers.

A cadet officer is an officer in the academy. A reserve officer has the same duties as an officer, but is a volunteer position. Both positions come with basic qualifications. You must be at least 21-years old, a United States citizen, have a high school diploma or GED, and no felony convictions. Also, you must pass a written test and physical fitness test and then a final test to be considered for the academy which takes place in November.

Starting salary, according to the DPS website, for a cadet officer is around $38,000 and $44,000 after graduation.

Positions are available statewide except in the Phoenix area. You can request a location, but there's no guarantee you will get it.

DPS will accept online applications for cadet and reserve officer positions through next Monday.

Click on these links to Government Jobs & Arizona Department of Public Safety for an application.

Copyright 2013 Tucson News Now. All rights reserved.

  • Local newsMore>>

  • Overnight fire damages northwest side restaurant

    Sunday, June 25 2017 3:19 PM EDT2017-06-25 19:19:45 GMT
    Source: Northwest Fire DistrictSource: Northwest Fire District

    Northwest Fire District crews responded to an overnight fire on the northwest side of Tucson that caused major damage to a restaurant early Sunday morning.  

    Northwest Fire District crews responded to an overnight fire on the northwest side of Tucson that caused major damage to a restaurant early Sunday morning.  

  • UPDATE: TPD arrests homicide suspect in overnight stabbing; identify victim

    UPDATE: TPD arrests homicide suspect in overnight stabbing; identify victim

    Sunday, June 25 2017 1:44 PM EDT2017-06-25 17:44:37 GMT
    Police identified suspect as 38-year-old Michael Thomas Payne. (Source: TPD)Police identified suspect as 38-year-old Michael Thomas Payne. (Source: TPD)

    Police have made an arrest of a homicide suspect after investigating the scene on the east side of Tucson, and have identified the man killed.

    Police have made an arrest of a homicide suspect after investigating the scene on the east side of Tucson, and have identified the man killed.

  • BREAKING: Police investigate homicide on Tucson's east side

    BREAKING: Police investigate homicide on Tucson's east side

    Sunday, June 25 2017 1:17 AM EDT2017-06-25 05:17:01 GMT

    Tucson Police said a man died, and a homicide investigation is underway on the east side. TPD Sergeant Kimberly Bay said it happened Saturday night in the 2300 block of South Saddleback Ave, near Golf Links, east of Pantano. TPD did not immediately release information on a suspect. Tucson News Now has a crew heading to the scene, and will post updates as they become available. MOBILE USERS: Download our app on your Apple and Android devices. Copyright ...

    Tucson Police said a man died, and a homicide investigation is underway on the east side. TPD Sergeant Kimberly Bay said it happened Saturday night in the 2300 block of South Saddleback Ave, near Golf Links, east of Pantano. TPD did not immediately release information on a suspect. Tucson News Now has a crew heading to the scene, and will post updates as they become available. MOBILE USERS: Download our app on your Apple and Android devices. Copyright ...

Powered by Frankly