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Garland Police Department - Garland, Texas

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$49,350.00 annual
Academy Graduate:
$51,780.00 annual
Top Pay:
$70,111.00 annual

Job Description

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

Additional Information

• Must be United States of America citizen at the time of application• At least age 18 and not over the age of 44 at the time of exam, and not over age 44 at time of hire• Must have either a High School Diploma or GED• Must meet at least one of the following minimum requirements:    o 60 hours of college credit or an associate’s degree from an accredited college or university, with a minimum of a 2.0 GPA, or 

    o 2 years active United States of America military service with a Honorable discharge, or 

    o 2 years experience as full-time paid peace officer

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18 - 44 years of age
  • Education: High school Diploma or G.E.D
  • Experience: None

Contact Informaton

R.C. Jones

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

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