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Police Officer

Grand Prairie Police Department - Grand Prairie , Texas

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$51,353.00 annual
Academy Graduate:
$53,920.00 annual

Job Description

  • Testing for both lateral and recruit Police Officer positions. Online application deadline of September 13th, 2013.
  • On-line application at www.grandprairiepolice.org/jobs
  • Testing date will be September 21st, 2013. Fitness assessment consists of 1.5 mile run under 15:20, bench press 0.70% of your body weight one time, and leg press 2.1 times your body weight one time.
  • Lateral Police Officer salary varies by years experience and department size.
  • Certification pay for Intermediate/Advanced Peace Officer license. Monthly incentive pay for Associate's Degree, Bachelor's Degree, Field Training Officer, Shift Differential, *some restrictions apply*.
  • Applicants who are not certified as Texas peace Officers are required to complete the Grand Prairie Police Academy.
  • Upon successful completion, police recruits will be assigned to the patrol division for 17 weeks of field training.
  • Lateral Officers already licensed by TCLEOSE attend an ammended academy.

Additional Information

After successful completion of the Civil Service test and fitness assessment, applicants are processed as follows:
  1. Background Investigation
  2. Applicant Review Board
  3. Polygraph Examination
  4. Psychological Investigation
  5. Medical Examination/Drug Screen
  6. Final Interview with Chief of Police

Job Requirements

  • Age: U.S. citizen between 21 and 44.
  • Education: Bachelor Degree with at least 2.0 GPA
  • Experience: Be eligible for certification by TCLEOSE
NOTE: Contact GPPD recruiter for further details.

Contact Informaton

Jason Sloan

Grand Prairie Police Department
1525 Arkansas Lane
Grand Prairie , Texas 75051
phone: (972) 237-8690

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