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Law Enforcement-Police Position Application Information-Patrol Officer

Applications ARE accepted from 06-08-2017 until 5 pm/1700 on 07-21-2017.

The Written test will start at 9am on Friday August 4, 2017, and the Agility test to be held later that same day for those that pass the written test.

Beginning salary $57,325.00 

Civil Service Test is Friday, August 4, 2017

The deadline to submit an application is 07-21-2017!

Here are the minimum requirements:

  • 21 years of age to take the entrance exam and less than 45 years of age at the time of appointment (sworn in) as a police officer, and
  • High school diploma/GED & one of the following:
  1. An active Texas peace officer’s license with less than a two year break in service prior to taking the entrance examination; OR
  2. Has successfully completed a Basic Peace Officer’s course and is eligible for licensing at the time of the entrance examination; OR
  3. Successfully completed a minimum of 45 hours at an accredited college or university with at least a 2.0 grade average on a 4.0 scale; OR
  4. 24 months active military service with an Honorable Discharge. CANNOT have a re-enlistment code of RE-4.

Applications For Patrol Officer Are Being Accepted Until  07-21-2017!

 Interest cards can still be obtained at (an interest card is NOT an application), click on Law Enforcement and complete the process.

Officer Ron Ellis

Pre-Employment Agility Test

Agility Test VIDEO


Extensive Functions Test After Background 

• 220 – Age = Max Allowed Heart Rate
• So noted is 85% of the max, but not factored in
• Initial Blood Pressure 159/99 or less allowed