Police Officer

Glenn Heights, TX
Glenn Heights Police Department

Salary: $60,000.00 Annually.

Position Summary:

The Police Officer is responsible for patrolling the City of Glenn Heights to prevent, investigate and detect criminal violations of federal, state, and local laws.

Essential Functions:

  • Prevents crime and enforces laws.
  • Operates patrol car to observe violations of traffic laws and prevent crimes or disturbances of the peace.
  • Responds to radio dispatches, answers complaints, issues citations and prepares reports.
  • Gathers information in criminal investigations; conducts investigative and other patrol functions.
  • Works with citizens to identify problems, utilize resources available to eliminate problems and/or reduce the impact upon the community.
  • Conducts visual and audio surveillance for extended periods; conducts arrests and performs searches of people, vehicles, buildings and large outdoor areas.
  • Pursues fleeing suspects and performs rescue operations.
  • Investigates crime scenes, takes photographs and obtains fingerprints.
  • Arrests offenders and completes associated reports.
  • Processes arrested suspects to include taking photographs and obtaining a legible set of inked fingerprints.
  • Communicates with juveniles and adults by giving information and directions, mediating disputes and advising of rights and processes.


  • High School diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Must have working knowledge of Federal, State and Local Laws.
  • Must have a valid Class “C” Driver’s License prior to employment.
  • Basic certification by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement must be obtained prior to employment.