Police Radio Dispatcher
Police Dispatching is a tough but rewarding profession. Dispatchers talk to people over the phone who are often having the worst day of their life.
At UAPD our Dispatchers are the heart of the police department. Dispatchers receive calls from the university community concerning crimes and police emergencies; dispatches police units and broadcasts all information necessary to ensure safety of officers and public; as well as handle routine requests for information.
Police Officer II - Lateral
This position is for currently Certified Officers. You MUST have AZPost or other State Post certification as a Law Enforcement Officer. All others should apply under the title “Police Officer, Recruit”. Recruitment for “Recruits” varies and is incumbent upon academy start dates. If the Police Officer, Recruit position is not open, please check back at a later date.
Police Officer Recruit
The University of Arizona seeks entry level applicants to attend the Southern Arizona Law Enforcement Academy (SALETC) and ultimately become a UA Police Officer. UAPD is a nationally accredited Police Department. It takes a special person to become a UA Police Officer. Those interested in becoming a UA Police Officer must demonstrate effective critical thinking skills, exhibit sound judgment, and be healthy both physically and emotionally.
Student Safety Aide
A unique venture the UAPD offers for University students, is the Student Safety Aide (SSAs) program. University students are employed by the police department, trained, and then deployed into field patrol on foot or bicycle. SSAs act as the eyes and ears for the police department. SSAs assist Safety Aides and Police Officers by taking certain criminal reports such as bicycle thefts and other larcenies. In addition, they provide assistance to the University community by responding to requests for escorts, public assists, and non-criminal alarms. Students may also assist in other facets of the department such as Property & Evidence, Special Events, Dispatching, Administration and Investigations.