Police Officer

Mesquite, TX
Mesquite Police Department

Salary Range from $66,304 to $88,855 depending on qualifications and experience.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Candidates must meet the minimum qualifications below that have been established by State of Texas, Chapter 143, Police and Fire Civil Service Regulations.

  • Candidates must be not less than 21 years of age or more than 50 years of age.
  • Lateral candidates must be not less than 21 years of age or more than 55 years of age.
  • Candidates must be a U.S. Citizen (under the provisions of State Civil Service Law).
  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED

Candidates must either:

  • have successfully completed 30 hours of college credit from an accredited college or university* in any subject, provided the calculation of hours successfully completed shall not include any remedial courses or course grades below “C”; or
  • have completed a minimum of 2 years of patrol and/or investigative experience as a fulltime commissioned police officer; or
  • have completed a minimum of 2 years of active military duty with an honorable discharge;

or

  • have completed a minimum of 18 months of full-time employment with the City of Mesquite

 

If you have any questions contact our MPD Recruiter, at 972-216-8144, or recruitment@mesquitepolice.org