RecruitsThe Bullhead City Police Department is recruiting new police officers.  “We have several open positions and are looking for self-motivated individuals who have a strong desire to serve their community,” said Corporal Al Otero, Office of Professional Standards. “Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED.”  Applications are currently being accepted for lateral and entry level police officer positions. The next round of testing will be Monday, April 13th – Wednesday, April 15th, 2015.  The minimum age requirement is 21 at the completion of the police academy. Qualified applicants who pass a written exam will also undergo physical testing, an oral interview and a background investigation. Applications and more information can be found at, under the Police-Jobs section. Applications must be turned in by March 31st. Those interested in a career in law enforcement can contact Corporal Otero at (928) 763-9200 ext. 232 or email him at  Also, the Bullhead City Police Department now offers a special program for former military police, which is a shortened academy.

Photo: Bullhead City Police Recruits (from L to R) Francisco Alamo, Lisa Ruokis, Zachary Madarang and Chase Hancock will start the 19-week Western Arizona Law Enforcement Training Academy on Sunday in Lake Havasu City.