Police Officer

Kilgore, TX
Kilgore College Police Department

Salary: $58,500.

Position Summary:

The KCPD is a fully licensed law enforcement agency within the State of Texas. Police Officers are part of the Kilgore College Police Department and report to the Chief of Police.

Essential Functions:

  • Officers are responsible for ensuring the safety and security of all college personnel, students and visitors as well as all college property.
  • Specific duties include, but are not limited to, patrolling the college and surrounding area.
  • Conducting investigations;
  • Completing offense/incident reports;
  • Responding to requests for assistance;
  • Maintaining activity logs;
  • Testifying in court, when requested;
  • Developing and maintaining good working relationships with area law enforcement agencies;
  • Enforcing college rules, regulations, city ordinances, and state and federal laws;
  • Work hours will vary depending on the needs of the department.


  • Be eligible to work in the United States;
  • Be at least 21 years of age;
  • Possess a driving record that meets KCPD standards;
  • Possess or have the ability to possess a Texas driver’s license;
  • Be of good moral character and have a stable school, work and driving record;
  • Not have been discharged from any military service under less than honorable conditions;
  • Hold an active Texas Peace Officer license and meet criteria established by TCOLE to be commissioned as a Texas Peace Officer at the time of employment;
  • A qualified candidate will also possess good written and oral communication skills;
  • Be able to interact with the community in a positive manner;
  • Preference will also be given to candidates that possess a Master Peace Officer’s License, TCOLE Certified Instructor, TCOLE Certified Firearms Instructor, ALERRT Instructor certification or any other specialized background that will assist in the training of officers and probationary officers;
  • All applicants, will have to pass a complete background check, and must not have left any agency with any designation other than an Honorable rating on their F5;
  • Applicant must also have no TCOLE license suspensions due to disciplinary action;
  • Other requirements such as mental health and physical assessment will be determined based on applicant’s license status at time of application.