Police Qualifications


Applicants must be U.S. Citizens

Applicants must be a minimum of 21 years old when taking the Civil Service Examination, but cannot have reached your 45th birthday.

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Applicants must have an Associates Degree, or 90 hours of college credit from an accredited college/university towards a degree plan with a 2.0 GPA or better.

If a veteran: Honorable Discharge, or Certified Texas Peace Officer, two years but less than 3 years continuous service or active Military duty, 45 hours of college. Three years or more of continuous service or active Military duty, 30 college hours required.

Military Record
Honorable Discharge if served.

Criminal Record
No felony or major misdemeanor convictions.

Good moral character, stable employment record, good credit rating, good driving record, valid driver's license, no history of addiction to drugs or alcohol.

Disqualifications: Click on the link below

Recruitment Disqualifications