Police Officer

Boyd, TX
Boyd Police Department

Salary: $58,000 – $70,000 annually.

Position Summary:

Ensure the safety and security of municipal streets, buildings, residences, and neighborhoods. Responsibilities include maintaining readiness for emergency call response; responding to emergency calls when dispatched and taking proper action; conducting patrol; performing routine Police equipment maintenance; educating staff and public on crime safety/prevention; and performing other tasks related to Police Department activities.

Essential Functions:

  • Patrol assigned areas to prevent crime, enforce laws, and respond to emergency calls, and complaints.
  • Direct traffic, operate radar monitoring equipment and issue traffic citations.
  • Conducts initial investigations of traffic accidents, and crimes against persons and property.
  • Duties also include service of warrants and making arrests, processing of prisoners, and appearing in court as required.


  • Must have 2 years of experience as a paid full-time Peace Officer from a comparable size agency with no more than three years break in service, TCOLE Certified, starting pay commensurate to experience and training.
  • Minimum age of 21 and a High School Diploma or GED.
  • At least 30 college hours from an accredited institution is preferred.
  • Must possess good moral character and meet any other standards set by law or by the policy of the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid State of Texas Driver’s License.