The Mesa Police Department Training Section is based at the Public Safety
Training Facility located at 3260 N. 40th Street. The facility is a
joint-use complex that is shared with the Mesa Fire Department Training
Section. The facility covers roughly 45 acres and has a 14 acre asphalt
driving track, a burn building including a seven story tower, numerous burn
vehicles, 11 classrooms, and a state of the art 364 seat auditorium.
Police Training Section is comprised of six squads with a police
lieutenant supervising the section. Each of these squads focuses
on a separate aspect of training for the police department. The
six squads are
Field Training and the Tactical Training Unit.
In addition to holding the Basic Academy, in-service sworn
officer and police civilian training, the section also hosts the
Police Academy for Civilian Employees (P.A.C.E.) and the
Citizens Police Academy (C.P.A.).
If you are interested in becoming a Mesa Police Officer visit
Hiring Unit site.