Police Officer / Police Officer Recruit (Certified ONLY)

Flower Mound, TX
Flower Mound Police Department

$65,478.40 Annually

Provides crime prevention and law enforcement services for the Town through proactive patrol, preliminary investigations, and traffic control duties in a designated area during an assigned shift.

***This position is open to those who are currently certified as a Peace Officer by the Texas Commission on law Enforcement (TCOLE);
Out of State Peace Officers who can meet minimum standards for Texas licensure (TCOLE RULE §217.1). ***

Examples of Duties

  • Patrols a specific beat to promote public safety and enhance the quality of life in assigned area.
  • Promotes a positive image in performing community-policing duties (community meetings, beat health issues, problem solving resources, etc.)
  • Responds to calls for police service (disturbances, burglaries, prowlers, suspicious persons, etc.) and takes necessary action.
  • Secures crime scenes and arrests suspect(s) in misdemeanor and felony offenses.
  • Directs traffic, issues citations, and investigates accidents.
  • Completes patrol, offense, and arrest reports.
  • Assists in conducting criminal investigations.
  • Guards and transports prisoners.
  • Testifies as a witness in court (traffic and criminal offenses).

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • High school graduate or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) is required.
  • Must have a valid state issued driver’s license and must obtain a Texas driver’s license within 30 days of establishing residency if hired from out of state.
  • Must be able to pass all steps of the hiring process and meet all other Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) minimum requirements.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must be currently certified as a Peace Officer by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE).
  • Must successfully complete the Police Training Officer (PTO) field training program.