Police Entrance Exam

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Click here to apply for the March 24, 2018 Exam

The Carrollton Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is seeking officers who have the ability to adapt to the constantly evolving demands associated with serving a growing and diverse community. If you are one of those exceptional individuals who can meet our employment standards, we welcome the opportunity to offer you a challenging career.

The successful applicant for a position in our agency has the following characteristics:

  • A person of character – maintains integrity, demonstrates humility
  • Puts other people first – shows care and concern
  • A skilled communicator – shows empathy, invites feedback, is persuasive
  • Acts with compassion – expresses appreciation, builds teams, negotiates conflict
  • Has foresight - visionary, creative, courageous and decisive
  • Leads with Moral Authority – accepts responsibility, shares control, accountable

We look for candidates who have a proven leadership record (whether in school, work, or extracurricular activities), and who demonstrate leadership qualities such as the ability to persevere through difficult challenges. Specifically, we look for evidence of:

  • Demonstrated past achievement
  • Perseverance in the face of challenges
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Ability to influence and motivate others
  • Organizational ability
  • Desire to work relentlessly in pursuit of our mission