Police Department · City of Chandler

Chandler Police Department

Critically acclaimed. Community backed.

Only five percent of the nation’s law enforcement agencies are accredited. Chandler PD has been among that distinguished group of agencies for more than 25 years. Not surprisingly, Chandler PD enjoys strong community support in helping keep Chandler one of the safest cities in America.

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Accreditation

Not just a higher standard. The gold standard.

Chandler PD receives its accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA), an accomplishment not easily achieved. It reflects Chandler PD’s legacy commitment to implementing and utilizing the most effective and appropriate law enforcement standards and practices.

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Chandler PD receives its accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA), an accomplishment not easily achieved. It reflects Chandler PD’s legacy commitment to implementing and utilizing the most effective and appropriate law enforcement standards and practices.

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Why join
Chandler PD?

The answers are many — from providing state-of-the-art facilities and training to top-tier pay and benefits. Just know that a career with Chandler PD is one of the most sought after in all of law enforcement, with a history of excellence, innovation and community support.

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Competitive Pay

Among top three highest paying agencies in AZ

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Leading-edge Technology

Thrive in an innovative and technology-driven environment

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Fully Equipped at No Cost

All uniforms and equipment expenses are covered by Chandler PD

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Ongoing Training

Advance your skills in our state-of-the-art training facility

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Hiring Incentives

It won’t be easy. But it’ll be worth it.

There’s never been a better time to join Chandler PD. Individuals will receive half of the incentive upon being hired, with the remaining half paid upon successful completion of a probationary period. The incentives below apply to external applicants who are not already employed with the City of Chandler.

5000

LATERAL OFFICER

3500

POLICE RECRUIT

2000

DETENTION OFFICER

2000

DISPATCHER / EMERGENCY CALL TAKER

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*Lateral Officer Relocation Assistance: Up to $20,000 in relocation assistance for eligible relocation expenses if you are relocating from outside the Greater Phoenix Area (defined as Maricopa and Pinal County) and moving within 30 miles of the City of Chandler city limits. Relocation details will be provided during conditional offer.

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Find the Blue in You

Discover the career opportunities available to you as a staff member or sworn officer of the Chandler Police Department and speak with Chandler PD team members.

Next Event: Saturday, May 4

Resources

Prepare yourself

Use the links below for complete details on becoming a member of Chandler PD.

Featured Event

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Find the Blue in You

Discover the career opportunities available to you as a staff member or sworn officer of the Chandler Police Department and speak with Chandler PD team members.

Next Event: Saturday, May 4

Resources

Prepare yourself

Use the links below for complete details on becoming a member of Chandler PD.

New Recruits

The Chandler Police Department is one of the most esteemed law enforcement agencies in the country. We’re always looking for self-motivated individuals from diverse backgrounds to join our ranks — and help keep Chandler one of the safest cities in America.

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New Recruits

The Chandler Police Department is one of the most esteemed law enforcement agencies in the country. We’re always looking for self-motivated individuals from diverse backgrounds to join our ranks — and help keep Chandler one of the safest cities in America.

Lateral Officers

If you’re already working for another law enforcement agency, but are looking for a change in work culture and lifestyle, Chandler PD deserves your attention. You would join a department with strong community support, best in class equipment, and excellent pay and benefits.

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Lateral Officers

If you’re already working for another law enforcement agency, but are looking for a change in work culture and lifestyle, Chandler PD deserves your attention. You would join a department with strong community support, best in class equipment, and excellent pay and benefits.

Living In Chandler

It’s great to be here.

As Arizona’s fourth largest city with 285,000 residents, Chandler seamlessly combines big-city benefits with small-town hospitality, making it the ideal place to call home.

Current Openings

Crime Scene Technician

The City of Chandler Police Department is currently seeking qualified individuals interested in joining our team as a Crime Scene Technician. Our ideal candidate will have a passion for customer service, teamwork, and collaboration. The ideal candidate will have an associate degree in Forensics, Criminalistics, Chemistry or related field; along with photographic experience or training. Essential duties include:
  • Responds to crime scenes to photograph, identify, and document evidence; collects and preserves evidence, performs presumptive tests on biological fluids.
  • Prepares notes of crime scene investigations, evidence collected; writes reports.
  • Provides expert testimony.
  • May perform administrative and technical reviews of casework.
The City of Chandler Police Department is currently seeking qualified individuals interested in joining our team as a Crime Scene Technician. Our ideal candidate will have a passion for customer service, teamwork, and collaboration. The ideal candidate will have an associate degree in Forensics, Criminalistics, Chemistry or related field; along with photographic experience or training. Essential duties include:
  • Responds to crime scenes to photograph, identify, and document evidence; collects and preserves evidence, performs presumptive tests on biological fluids.
  • Prepares notes of crime scene investigations, evidence collected; writes reports.
  • Provides expert testimony.
  • May perform administrative and technical reviews of casework.

Police Officer Lateral

Are you passionate about serving the community? Do you remain calm under high stress situations? Are you a problem solver that can make quick decisions? We are seeking a passionate and motivated customer-service oriented individual to join our Police Department team as a Police Officer Lateral. Lateral Officer Hiring Incentive: $5,000 paid in two installments, $2,500 paid upon hire with first paycheck and $2,500 paid upon successful completion of Probation. Plus up to $20,000 relocation assistance if you are coming from outside the Greater Phoenix Area (defined as Maricopa and Pinal County) and moving within 30 miles of the City of Chandler city limits. More details will follow once you are placed under a conditional offer.
Are you passionate about serving the community? Do you remain calm under high stress situations? Are you a problem solver that can make quick decisions? We are seeking a passionate and motivated customer-service oriented individual to join our Police Department team as a Police Officer Lateral. Lateral Officer Hiring Incentive: $5,000 paid in two installments, $2,500 paid upon hire with first paycheck and $2,500 paid upon successful completion of Probation. Plus up to $20,000 relocation assistance if you are coming from outside the Greater Phoenix Area (defined as Maricopa and Pinal County) and moving within 30 miles of the City of Chandler city limits. More details will follow once you are placed under a conditional offer.

Police Officer Recruit

Are you passionate about serving the community? Do you remain calm under high stress situations? Are you a problem solver that can make quick decisions? We are seeking a passionate and motivated customer-service oriented individual to join our Police Department team as a Police Officer Recruit.
Are you passionate about serving the community? Do you remain calm under high stress situations? Are you a problem solver that can make quick decisions? We are seeking a passionate and motivated customer-service oriented individual to join our Police Department team as a Police Officer Recruit.

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480-782-3960

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