Police Officer

Westover Hills , TX
Westover Hills Police Department

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Police Sergeant, performs law enforcement and general police services for the Town of Westover Hills.

Essential Functions:

  • Investigating crimes, accidents and incidents, arresting suspects and violators, settling disputes, directing traffic, assist the public, detaining individuals, issuing citations and other patrol activities.
  • Cooperate with other law enforcement agencies and medical entities.
  • Conduct preliminary and follow-up investigations.
  • Conduct home security checks.
  • Observes and notifies residents of potential home security problems.
  • Perform special assignments.
  • Prepares a variety of reports and forms.
  • Provide medical care per medical credentials.


  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Associate degree preferred.
  • Two (2) years’ police experience is preferred. A basic police certification from TCOLE is mandatory.
  • All applicants must pass a physical examination.
  • All applicants must pass a physical fitness qualification course.
  • All applicants must pass a drug screening.
  • All applicants with must pass a psychological examination.
  • All applicants will be subject to an extensive background investigation.
  • Applicants with a Class B misdemeanor or higher conviction are not eligible.
  • Applicants who fail to complete the application in its entirety will be disqualified.
  • Applicants with a conviction for any theft or family violence are not eligible.
  • Applicants with a dishonorable discharge from TCOLE are not eligible.
  • Must possess a Peace Officer License with a Basic Certification from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.
  • Intermediate certificate preferred.
  • Must possess a valid Texas driver’s license at the time of appointment.
  • Applicants will be required to obtain a National Emergency Medical Responder license and State of Texas Emergency Care Attendant license within one year of employment.
  • Applicants will be required to attend and pass basic SWAT training within one year or have equivalent work experience.