Police Officer Cadet

Flower Mound, TX
Flower Mound Police Department

$66,664.00 Annually

Join our team! The Flower Mound Police Department is accepting applications for Police Officer Cadets. Must love making a difference in people’s lives, serving the community, and working with a great team.

The Cadet is a non-sworn Police Department employee in a trainee capacity. Incumbents are required to attend a Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) certified academy to develop the minimum qualifications necessary to assume a position as a sworn police officer.


  • Attends and successfully completes all required phases of basic training through a certified Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) academy.
  • Upon successful completion of the required TCOLE training, the Police Officer Cadet will be reclassified to the classification of Police Officer Recruit.
  • Operates and maintains vehicle and personal equipment.
  • Attends training activities and receives classroom and field instruction in job related subjects.
  • Maintains a positive friendly and effective working relationship with the general public and co-workers.
  • Reports any unsafe, hazardous, or perilous conditions to proper authority.
  • Adheres to the personnel, safety, and departmental policies, procedures, and Administrative Orders.
  • Informs supervisor of all work activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications


  • Must be a United States Citizen.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must possess a High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
  • Must meet all other TCOLE minimum requirements.
  • Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License and driving record must be in compliance with Town policy.


  • Must successfully complete police academy training as mandated by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement in exchange for employment with the Town; must reimburse the Town the full cost of such training and any required inoculations if employee separates from the Town before the third anniversary of hire date.
  • Must have a minimum of thirty (30) college credit hours with a GPA of 2.0 or higher from an accredited institution of higher education as defined by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Rule 211.1(a)(3) or must have a minimum of 2 years of experience in the United States Armed Forces with either an Honorable Discharge or be an active member of the United States Military Reserve.