Texas Certified Police Officer

Lewisville, TX
Lewisville Police Department

Salary
$75,206.00 – $91,393.00 Annually

Position Summary

The selection process for Certified Police Officer consists of several steps and is intended to produce the most current list of candidates who are qualified to become Lewisville Police Officers. The City of Lewisville does not fall under State Civil Service Law.

Applicant incentive for Certified Police Officer up to $2,500. 

The following requirements MUST be met to be considered for the lateral hire program for Certified Police Officer:

  • All Texas certified peace officers are eligible for lateral entry.
  • Lateral applicants must have been in a position where they had the authority to enforce laws, investigate crimes, make arrests, respond to calls for service, carry a firearm and use discretion as part of their assigned duties.
  • Experienced officers must successfully complete each step in the hiring process in the same manner as any other applicant.
  • Applicants with a law enforcement background must have received, or will receive, an honorable discharge through Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (for other states, TCOLE equivalent) to be employed by the Lewisville Police Department.

 

Minimum Qualifications

EDUCATION:

High School Diploma or GED

EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience as a full-time paid police officer for a law enforcement entity/agency required.
  • Certified Texas Peace Officer by TCOLE required.
  • Applicants must have been in a position where they had the authority to enforce laws, investigate crimes, make arrests, respond to calls for service, carry a firearm, and use discretion as part of their assigned duties.
  • All applicants must receive a Texas Peace Officer License by TCOLE, prior to selection (if they do not already have a license at the time of application)
  • Applicants must have been in a position where they had the authority to enforce laws, investigate crimes, make arrests, respond to calls for service, carry a firearm, and use discretion as part of their assigned duties.