Patrol Officer Job - Colorado City Police Department - Colorado City, Texas

April 02, 2014

Colorado City Police Department

Position Title: Patrol Officer
Position Type: Police
Closing Date: 12/31/2014
Job Description

The Colorado City Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Patrol Officer.

Benefits include:
Uniforms provided including firearm, protective vest and TASER, Take Home vehicle, City paid health/vision/dental for employee, TMRS 6% 2:1 match- vested after 5 years.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Patrol Officers are responsible for answering calls for assistance and service. Patrol Officers conduct investigations of crimes and motor vehicle crashes as well as conduct traffic enforcement using in car and handheld radar and LIDAR and issue appropriate citations. Patrol Officers also assist with occasional calls for animal control and code enforcement services and provide assistance to other law enforcement agencies when appropriate. Officers may be assigned to patrol areas on foot and conduct building safety checks. Patrol Officers may receive additional duties from the Patrol Sergeant.

Applicant must hold a minimum of a basic peace officer license issued by TCOLE in good standing. Must not have been convicted of a Class B misdemeanor in the last 10 years or ever convicted of a Class A misdemeanor or felony. Applicant must have a valid Texas class C driver’s license at time of appointment and must be willing to work nights, weekends and holidays and in inclement weather and extreme hot or cold conditions. Applicant must be able to make sound, split second decisions and be able to recall details of events.

Experience is preferred but not required.

The Colorado City Police Department invites all interested persons to apply. Applications can be obtained from the City’s website at

Completed applications can be mailed to:

Colorado City Police Department
Attn: Sgt. Traven Berrie
201 W. 3rd
Colorado City, Texas 79512

Additional Information

The Colorado City Police Department with it's 7 full-time sworn officers serves a population of roughly 4500 citizens. The City of Colorado City is centrally located in Mitchell County, Texas on Interstate 20. Colorado City is experiencing growth due to the Cline Shale oil play with developers planning numerous hotel/motels, restaurants, convenience stores and housing developments.

Job Requirements
  • Age : 21
  • Education : Basic Peace Officer License
  • Experience : 1 year preferred but not required
  • Additional Requirement :

    Basic Peace Officer
    High School Diploma or GED with 16 college hours
    1 year experience preferred but not necessary

  • Salary Information
    Entry Level Salary: $31,200   annual

    Contact Information

    Traven Berrie
    Colorado City Police Department
    201 W. 3rd
    Colorado City, Texas 79512
    ph: (325)728-5294

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