Police Officer

San Angelo, TX
San Angelo Police Department

The San Angelo Police Department has an authorized strength of 175 sworn officers and 33 non-sworn support personnel. The department handles an average of 100,130 calls from citizens for police service every year. To maintain the highest level of efficiency, we incorporate state of the art equipment with on-going training programs.

A law enforcement career with the San Angelo Police Department offers a challenging and exciting opportunity. We offer a full-service, professional law enforcement agency and the experience of policing in a dynamic community setting. This combination has created an environment for the men and women of the San Angelo Police Department to fully develop their individual potential as they grow toward meeting their personal and professional career goals.


• High school graduate or GED
o (if GED graduate, 12 college credit hours are required.)
• Must be a U.S. citizen
• Must have a valid driver's license
• Twenty-one to forty-five years of age
o (no military service or college degree is required)
• Eighteen to twenty-one years of age
o two years prior military service or sixty semester hours of college credit is required
• Must be of good moral character
• Must be in good physical condition
• Must have uncorrected vision of 20/200 or better in each eye correctable to 20/30 in each eye
• Must pass a civil service written exam
• Must not have been convicted of a Class A criminal offense or greater or have a history of criminal or improper conduct

• Must not have been convicted of a Class B criminal offense within the past 10 years prior to application
• Must not have a poor driving record

• If prior military, must have an honorable discharge or a discharge under honorable conditions

• Must pass a medical and psychological examination