Police Officer (Current Certified Peace Officers)

Alice, TX
Alice Police Department


  • Police Officer I – $46,280.
  • Police Officer II – $47,362.
  • Police Officer III – $48,457.

Position Summary:

Under supervision, patrol and provide enforcement, detection and crime prevention, under the laws of the City, State, and United States. Carry out special assignments in the field or police work; do related work as required; provide reports of assignments and/or related work as needed.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure that daily activity reports and offense reports are complete and submitted timely.
  • Keep abreast of new laws and events affecting law enforcement.
  • Follow established safety procedures and techniques to perform job duties.
  • Attend departmental and division meetings as required.
  • Complete all reports and paperwork promptly, legibly, accurately, thoroughly, neatly and with correct grammar and spelling.
  • Keep work area clean and neat.
  • Attend all courts as scheduled or requested.
  • Follow proper chain of command.
  • Arrive at work on time; work in assigned area (sector).
  • Behave in manner conducive to high morals; express enthusiasm for work assignments, environment, personnel, and management.
  • Attend training seminars when scheduled to be in attendance.
  • Assist other divisions within the Department as may be needed.
  • Make ethical decisions that conform to applicable laws Departmental Policy, regulations, etc., without supervision when appropriate.
  • Work well with the public and co-workers daily, communicating effectively, maintaining alertness, composure, helpful attitude and professionalism in all circumstances, including stress, verbal abuse, criticism and/or other adverse conditions.
  • Follow a chain of command and instruction, receptive to supervision.
  • Demonstrate competent weapons proficiency.
  • Perform defense and/or other hand-to-hand combat tactics.
  • Physically restrain individuals in the following circumstance; mutual combat, pushing or shoving (crowd control), those under the influence of hallucinate or other behavior altering drugs, those suffering from psychosis or other violent mental disorder.
  • Conduct foot patrol.
  • Participate in stakeouts in confining or uncomfortable areas. e.g. in trees, bushes, on ledges etc.
  • Engage in safe high-speed driving while pursuing suspects or responding to calls.
  • Communicate effectively via police radio, telephone and in person, with citizens, co-workers, supervisor, and instructors, including person of diverse backgrounds, without bias or prejudice.
  • Display self-confidence and authoritative manner, with conduct reflecting favorably on the Department.
  • Must not pose a threat to the health and safety of self or others.
  • Provide traffic control as needed.
  • Recognize, identify and preserve crime scenes.
  • Mediate civil disputes and advise citizens.


  • Clear and valid Texas driver’s license.
  • High School diploma or G.E.D. is acceptable.
  • U.S. citizen.
  • At least 21 years of age.
  • Active TCOLE Basic Peace Officer License.

Preferred Requirements:

  • 1 + years preferred.