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Police Officer

Anna, TX
Anna Police Department

The Police Officer position performs a wide variety of police and law enforcement activities. This includes providing public protection services on a routine basis; arbitrating disputes; protecting and recovering property; and patrolling the City of Anna to prevent, detect and investigate criminal violations of federal, state and local laws.

Open Until: April 30, 2020 at 11:59 PM CST
Rate of Pay: $55,578.00 – $83,366.00

Responsibilities:

Duties include an element of personal danger, i.e., exposure to life-threatening circumstances, apprehending criminals, and transporting prisoners. Incumbents perform duties in accordance with State Statutes and established departmental policies, procedures and guidelines. Incumbent must be able to act without close supervision and must be able to exercise independent judgment.

Qualifications:

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Possess a Basic Peace Officer Certification from the Texas Commission of Law Enforcement Officer (TCOLE)
• High school diploma or GED AND one of the following three requirements:
• Two (2) years of active duty U.S. military service with an Honorable Discharge; or
• Two (2) years of full-time law enforcement service in the United States as a Police Officer
• Possess a Basic Peace Officer Certification from the Texas Commission of Law Enforcement Officer (TCOLE)
• Applicants must also meet the following criteria:
• Possess a valid Texas Class "C" driver's license.
• Be 21 years of age at time of application.
• Be able to work various shifts including nights, holidays and weekends.
• Pass a physical examination, polygraph examination and drug screen.
• Physical exam includes a vision and hearing test. Applicants must pass the hearing test and vision must be correctable to 20/20 with normal color vision.
• Meet all legal requirements for future licensing and certification required by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE). For a complete list of the state's licensing requirements please visit TCOLE at www.tcole.texas.gov

PREFERENCES:
• Bilingual in English and Spanish