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Police Officer

Civilian
Garland Police Department - Garland, Texas

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$49,350.00 annual
Academy Graduate:
$49,350.00 annual
Top Pay:
$70,111.00 annual

Job Description

  • Pro-active enforcement of all applicable criminal and traffic laws, including the issuance of citations.
  • Respond to calls for service from citizens.
  • Maintain high-visibility patrols.
  • Education of public and citizen contacts.
  • Prepare and complete all necessary reports and supplements.
  • Attend state mandated and supplemental training each year.
  • Testify in court concerning collection of evidence.
  • Preserve and enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Garland, Texas, by following the City's guiding principles.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

Additional Information

  • NOTE: Education, prior police, or military experience requirements must be met prior to academy start date.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18 - 45
  • Education: 60 college hours
  • Experience: None needed
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Communicate in the English language
  • Must be able to pass all steps in the Garland Police Department hiring process: Written Civil Service exam, physical agility test, detailed personal history statement, thorough background investigation, polygraph examination, oral interview board, psychological examination, medical examination, drug screen, administrative review by the Chief of Police.

Contact Informaton

R.C. Jones

Garland Police Department
1891 Forest Ln
Garland, Texas 75042
phone: (972) 487-7358

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