Police Officer

Carrollton Police Department - Carrollton, Texas

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$45,842.00 annual
Academy Graduate:
$45,842.00 annual
Top Pay:
$61,814.00 annual

Job Description

As a patrol officer, you will perform a variety of duties. Enforce State and Local laws and ordinances, complete offense reports and investigations, accident investigations, traffic enforcement, make arrests and prepare cases for courtroom testimony, preserve evidence.

Additional Information

The City of Carrollton, Texas Police Department has an authorized strength of 157 sworn officers. The city is located just north of Dallas and lies within Dallas, Denton and Collin Counties. The City of Carrollton administers a Civil Service Entrance Exam for Police Officer twice annually.The next Entrance Exam will be held on Saturday, February 18, 2006. Registration for the exam will begin on Jan. 9, 2006 and end on Feb. 10, 2006. Registrations received after 5:00 p.m. on February 10, 2006 will not be accepted. YOU MUST BE REGISTERED TO TAKE THE EXAM. Starting on Jan. 9, 2006, applicants can register by contacting the City of Carrollton Human Resources Dept. at (972)466-3090 OR register on-line at www.cityofcarrollon.com, go to the job postings link and complete the registration form.Education requirements are as follows:90 college hours from an accredited college or university or An Associates degree in Criminal Justice. If an applicant holds a current Intermediate Certificate from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education-No College required. College hour exceptions will apply to the following categories of applicants:-Full time experienced Texas Peace Officers-Active duty, honorably discharged military personnelThe College hour exception limits in those two areas are:-less than 2 years experience - 90 college hours-2 years but less than 3 years experience - 45 college hours-3 years but less than 4 years experience - 30 college hours-4 years or more - 15 college hours.

Job Requirements

  • Must be 21 year of age and not have reached your 45th birthday.
  • Must have high school diploma or GED
  • Must meet the above mentioned college hour requirements
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must meet acceptable mental and physical requirements
  • Not ever convicted of a felony or major misdemeanor
  • Contact Informaton

    Paul Wilford

    Carrollton Police Department
    2025 E. Jackson Road
    Carrollton, Texas 75006
    phone: (972) 466-9142

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