TCOLE Certified / Lateral Officer

Allen, TX
Allen Police Department

POLICE OFFICER LATERAL ENTRY PROGRAM

Must have 3 years continuous service as a paid full-time peace officer. Two years must be patrol experience handling a full array of police work enforcing laws, investigating crimes, making arrests, and carrying a firearm.
Must currently be employed with a Municipality, Sheriff’s Office, or Department of Public Safety that meets these requirements.

The city/area you serve must have a population of at least 50,000 people and the department must have a minimum of 60 officers.

No pending disciplinary actions or investigations for misconduct/criminal activity.

Out of state Officers must possess a TCOLE license.

The Chief of Police or designee will determine if you meet these requirements.

PROCESS:

SALARY:

Lateral police officer applicants starting salary will be based their training and experience.

2 years – $81, 793     3 years – $85,202     4 years – $88,752

Top Out $92,302

ADDITIONAL PAY:
Intermediate TCOLE Cert – $50 month   Associates Degree  $50/month    Shift Differential $200 month
Advanced TCOLE Cert – $100 month      Bachelor’s Degree   $75/month    SWAT $100/month
Master TCOLE Cert – $150 month           Master’s Degree      $100/month