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University of Texas Arlington - Arlington, TX
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Police Officer: The officer is to perform law enforcement duties on the property under the control and jurisdiction of the University of Texas System....
2 days ago
City of Amarillo, TX - Amarillo, TX
enforcement practices and procedures....
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Department of Defense - Fort Sam Houston, TX
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Knowledge of police officer procedures and operating methods to perform the full range of police officer activities independently....
1 day ago
Army Installation Management Command - Killeen, TX
This is a Career Program (CP) 19 - Physical Security and Law Enforcement position. You may claim military spouse preference (MSP). Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement....
1 day ago
New Caney Independant School District - New Caney, TX
hourly Job Description Night shift patrol officer. 11:30pm to 8:00am....
1 day ago
City of Kosse - Kosse, TX
Duties of a police officer include, but are not limited to enforcing Federal, State and Local laws, assisting with code compliance and inspections, assisting fire and EMS, patrol, and helping to improve...
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Texas A&M University Commerce - Commerce, TX
Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) license....
2 days ago
Army Installation Management Command - Fort Hood, TX
Incumbent must be able to successfully pass training, certification and qualification requirements related to law enforcement work functions as prescribed by policy, regulations or statutes....
1 day ago
Central Texas College - Killeen, TX
law enforcement; Certified ( DPS, FBI, etc.)...
1 day ago
UT Southwestern Medical Center - Dallas, TX
Participates in physical training program, firearms training, defensive tactics program, and practical problems. Actively participates in classroom discussions and group projects....
1 day ago
Cumby Police Department (TX) - Cumby, TX
Police Officer Police Cumby Police Department (TX) - Cumby, Texas Oct 28, 2020 Request More Information Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2020 Salary Information Entry Level: $Police Officer annual Academy...
1 day ago
City of Rollingwood Police Department - Rollingwood, TX
Rollingwood residents are friendly and supportive of their police department which operates under the community policing model....
3 days ago
Department of Defense - Dyess AFB, TX
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Knowledge of police officer procedures and operating methods to perform the full range of police officer activities independently....
5 days ago
City of Dallas - Dallas, TX
Must be able to obtain Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) and Texas Crime Information Center/National Crime Information Center (TCIC/NCIC) certifications within probationary period....
5 days ago
City of Dallas, TX - Dallas, TX
Position Purpose The salary listed on this job posting is the starting salary range; amount offered will depend upon qualifications. For information related to Essential Functions, Knowledge,...
5 days ago

Demographic Data for Texas

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Police Officer Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Understanding and Managing the Stresses of Police Work
Policing has always been psychological challenging. On any given shift police officers may encounter a range of psychological challenges including domestic violence, interacting with people...

Constitutional Oriented Policing
In a profession where cases and controversies surround freedom of expression, bearing of arms, illegal search and seizure, the excessive use of force, overcrowding of jails, and the reversal of...

Basic Community Policing
This five-part course is designed to introduce tribal police officers to common issues in Indian Country and to the basic principles of community policing. The course introduces the social...

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Salary for Police Officer Jobs in Texas

This is the average annual salary for Police Officer jobs in Texas as reported by the BLS.


Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Police Officer positions.

Highest Education Level

Police Officers in Texas offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (30.9%)
  • High School or GED (26.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.2%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.7%)
  • Master's Degree (8.9%)
  • Some College (3.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.3%)
  • Some High School (1.0%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Police Officers in Texas
  • None (45.2%)
  • Less than 1 year (30.7%)
  • 2-4 years (12.7%)
  • 4-6 years (6.6%)
  • 1-2 years (4.8%)

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