The City of Garland is currently accepting applications to test for the
position of Lateral Police Officer. Accept the challenge for a lifelong
career of public service!
Minimum starting salary is $73,230 plus $10,000 sign-on bonus.
Minimum Qualifications for Lateral Police Officer
• Must have either a High School Diploma or GED.
• Have a minimum of two (2) years of service as a commissioned, full-time, and active paid Texas Peace Officer within the last (3)
years (reserve peace officer status shall not be considered when determining an applicant's satisfaction of the two-year prior
service requirement); for an out-of-state officer, federal officer, or military police, the applicant must meet the requirements listed
in Section 219.2 (or Section 219.25 if applicable to the applicant) of the Texas Administrative Code and been employed as such
within the last three (3) years.
•Have a minimum of one-and-half years of patrol experience consisting of such duties as patrolling an assigned area, answering
calls for service, performing traffic enforcement, and arresting offenders.
Online applications accepted August 16, 2022 - September 15, 2022 at [url=Careers.GarlandTX.gov]Careers.GarlandTX.gov[/url]
Notice of Lateral Police Officer Entrance Examination
The eligibility list created as a result of the exam is effective for a period of one year.
Saturday, September 17, 2022 8:00 a.m.
Garland Police Department
1891 Forest Lane
Garland, TX 75042
Contact 972-205-2475, Ext. 4