Police Officer

Trophy Club, TX
Trophy Club Police Department

Rate of Pay: $70,803.20 – $95,305.60

Job Description
Uniformed patrol that works in partnership with the community to maintain law and order, protect members of the public and their property, prevent crime, reduce the fear of crime and improve the quality of life for all citizens.

Job Responsibilities

The list of duties below is not intended to be an all-inclusive list but a general overview of essential functions, required abilities, knowledge and skills and minimum requirements for the position.

  • Patrols assigned geographical area and enforces Federal and State laws and local ordinances.
  • Respond to general public and victim calls to include traffic hazards, home alarms, animal complaints, and felony and misdemeanor incidents.
  • Performs initial stages of criminal investigations, including gathering evidence from crime scenes and interviewing witnesses, victims and suspects.
  • Prepare reports and completes necessary paper work
  • Assist in crime prevention and suspect apprehension
  • Transport prisoners as needed
  • Coordinate with attorneys and other law enforcement agencies
  • Assist citizens with information regarding Town Services and answers citizens’ questions
  • Conduct security checks and responds to various residential and business alarms
  • Assist Fire-EMS department as necessary
  • Provide court testimony as needed
  • Maintain uniforms, equipment and vehicles to project a professional image
  • Acts as Field Training Officer, Community Service Liaison, Public Information Officer as needed

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Graduation or GED
  • Basic Peace Officer Certification from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) preferred but not required, accepting out of state lateral applicants.
  • Valid Texas Motor Vehicle Class C Operator’s License
  • Must successfully pass a written examination and physical agility test
  • Must successfully pass a background investigation
  • Must be able to pass post-offer physical, psychological and drug test