Police Officer

Plano, TX
Collin County Community College

Salary: $63,298.00.

Position Summary:

This is the non-supervisory, entry-level position for Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) sworn law enforcement officers, who will ensure the safety and welfare of all students, faculty, staff and visitors, maintain peace and order while enforcing college rules, regulations, state and federal laws, and provide law enforcement protection and related services for Collin College. This is an essential position and will be required to work overtime or respond when summoned due to an emergency as determined by the College.

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Collin College in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to professional communication, integrity, leadership, respect and accountability to Collin College students and employees is essential while also illustrating commitment through the Core Values of Collin College.

This is an essential position and will be required to work overtime or respond when summoned due to an emergency as determined by the College.

Essential Functions:

  • Patrol campus grounds and buildings, checking doors, windows, and gates to ensure that they are properly secured.
  • Conduct preliminary criminal investigations, and accident/injury investigations and submit reports.
  • Prepare criminal cases and present testimony in court.
  • Make court appearances.
  • Write a thorough and accurate report on every criminal complaint, accident, or other significant incidents.
  • Provide assistance to all students, faculty, and visitors, and respond to calls for first aid and medical assistance.
  • Apply acquired expanded skills related to analytical, technical, or operational processes.
  • Apply experience and skills to complete assigned work within one’s area of expertise.
  • Work within clearly defined standard operating procedures and adheres to quality guidelines.
  • Work under a moderate degree of supervision.
  • Patrol campus to enforce laws and parking regulations.
  • Provide security for special events and information to the campus community and general public.
  • Conduct parking enforcement; write parking tickets, and provide directions to park in designated areas.
  • Conduct crime prevention programs and surveys for students, faculty, and staff.
  • Work closely with college administrators to reduce and mitigate conflicts.


  • Applicants must have 24 earned college credit hours from an accredited college or university and meet one (1) of the following experience requirements:
  • Two (2) years of continued police officer experience OR
  • Two (2) years of military experience with an honorable discharge OR
  • One (1) year experience as a military police officer with an honorable discharge OR
  • The applicant is a peace officer transferring from another state to Texas, and as determined by the Collin
  • College Chief of Police, has sufficient prior service to meet both the college/university credit hours and police or military experience.
  • The Chief of Police has the discretion to waive college hours for lateral police officers with 15 years or more experience.
  • Must be able to pass the DPS Concept 2 row test with 25% or greater.
  • Must possess a TCOLE peace officer license.
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License* with a driving record that meets the criteria established by CCPD.
  • Once hired, must be able to pass Collin College Police Department’s field training program.
  • Must be able to maintain TCOLE Peace Officer’s license throughout employment as a Peace Officer.
  • Must be able to pass Extensive Medical screening/Drug Testing/Psychological Exam/Polygraph Exam/Background Investigation.