Police Officer

Fulshear, TX
Fulshear Police Department

Salary: $68,075.28 – $74,408.88 Annually.

Position Summary:

Under general supervision of Police Sergeant, enforces Federal, State, and City laws, rules, regulations, ordinances, and codes by performing various law enforcement tasks that support local law enforcement and crime prevention activities. Performs investigative work and other special assignments; performs a variety of technical and administrative tasks in support of the Fulshear Police Department. Maintains a high visibility in the community to deter and prevent criminal activity, as well as a community-oriented approach to educate the public in ways to protect themselves from criminal activity and/or prevent accidents and injuries.

Essential Functions:

  • Maintains constant vigilance for criminal activities, suspicious circumstances, and hazards to life or property, taking appropriate action as required.
  • Enforces traffic laws and provide general traffic management in the event of accidents, disabled vehicles, or other dangerous situations occurring on City streets.
  • Arrests, or assists in the arrest of, persons suspected of violations of law or ordinances, and does so with full compliance with the law, ordinances, and departmental policy.
  • Mediates and/or negotiates conflicts and disagreements within the community.
  • Prepares all required forms and reports accurately in a complete and timely manner.
  • Presents testimony and evidence in municipal and county courts in traffic, civil, or criminal cases.
  • Gathers information in criminal investigations by interviewing and obtaining statements of victims, witnesses, suspects, and confidential informers.
  • Transport prisoners to jails or other necessary facilities.
  • Ensures assigned equipment and/or patrol unit is always properly secured.
  • Responsible for inspecting and ensuring the proper care and maintenance of all department owned equipment and vehicles.
  • Assists with Police Department and City sponsored events including traffic and crowd control.
  • Promotes positive department-community relations.
  • Advocates public awareness for crime prevention, neighborhood watch, and other citizen programs.
  • Travel to attend meetings, conferences, and training.
  • Operates police vehicles in a safe and courteous manner.
  • Regular and consistent attendance for assigned work hours is required.
  • Maintains a respectful, professional, and supportive position on all supervisory or administrative departmental decisions made.
  • This position requires a flexible work schedule. Employee may be required to work shift work, weekends, holidays, and mandatory over-time as needed.
  • This position is considered essential during a natural or manmade disaster and/or a catastrophic event. This position may be required to provide service or perform duties for the benefit of the public and continuity of City operations. These may include services or duties different from those performed in the usual course and scope of this position.


  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must be a United States citizen.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid State of Texas Driver’s License.
  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.
  • Must possess an active Police Officer Certification with Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE).
  • Meet and maintain all regulatory Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements.
    Must be able to maintain the department’s physical fitness requirements within the scope of departmental policy.
  • Maintain a proficiency of 80% in department handgun qualification(s).