Aaron Aldridge

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Service Record

Agency Glendale Arizona Police Department
Rank Sergeant
Salary $56,796 (2020)[1]
Last Known Status Pending Retirement

Aldridge filed for Accidental Disability Retirement from the department. His petition was heard in a private session of the Glendale Arizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement Board on January 22, 2020.[2]


2014 Glendale Police Department Meritorious Unit Citation Award

Aldridge accepted the Meritorious Unit Citation Award on behalf of his unit.[3]

Incident Reports

2014 TV Show "COPS"

Aldridge is referenced in a clip that features another officer.[4]

2018 Arrest of James Hurst

Department Response

A spokesperson for the department stated that Glendale police command staff had determined that Aldridge’s use of force violated policies. Aldridge was not suspended, but was required to be re-trained on taser and use-of-force policies.[5]

Legal Action

2019 AZ POST Board Review

On November 20, 2019, the Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board discussed a case concerning Aldridge, and voted to close it with no action.[6]

LEO Ratings

Training and Tactics rating: bad
Protect & Serve rating: neutral
Individual Rights rating: bad
Accountability and Integrity rating: neutral
Off Duty rating: neutral
Ratings Definitions


  1. Aaron Aldridge Police Sergeant City of Glendale, govSalaries
  2. Board Minutes 2020-01-22, Public Safety Personnel Retirement Board, 2020-01-22
  3. Annual Awards Ceremony, Glendale Police Department, 2014-03-06
  4. The Running Man, Officer Nick Lively, COPS TV SHOW, COPS, 2014-07-26
  5. New video shows Glendale police tasing suspect in excessive use of force incident, ABC 15, 2019-08-14
  6. Minutes of the November 20, 2019 Meeting, Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board, 2019-11-20