Police Officer

Alvin, TX,
Alvin Police Department


$22.50-34.12 per hour

Job Summary:

The purpose of this position is to perform a wide variety of police duties to ensure the just enforcement of state and local laws relating to public safety and welfare. The incumbent must be able to exercise independent judgment and perform duties according to detailed instructions with strict adherence to prescribed standards and procedures, without close supervision. Duties include an element of personal danger, i.e., exposure to life-threatening circumstances, apprehending criminals, and transporting prisoners. Performs related work as required. Reports to the Sergeant and/or Lieutenant as assigned.


  • Must have High School Diploma or GED and either 12 hours of college credits with at least a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale or 2 years of US military service with an Honorable Discharge.
  • Must be eligible to be TCOLE certified or already certified.
  • Must be able to pass a background investigation which includes polygraph, psychological and physical/ drug screen exams.
  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be able to pass a physical agility test.