FAQ Regarding the Police Officer Position

Have questions? Here are answers to the most asked questions about working as a Police Officer for the City of Sierra Vista.

After two years of service on Patrol, you can apply and compete for any open detective positions. The General Crimes detectives serve a six year term and the Property Crimes detectives serve a four year term. Currently, our patrol officers investigate most misdemeanor and some felony cases from start-to-end so you will learn, and experience, a lot of “detective” work while serving in Patrol too.