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Department, city, state

Position: Patrol | Type: Police Trainee

Application Status: Open

April 25, 2023

Expiration Date: 

Sign on bonus:

Academy salary: 

$17.85 hourly

Salary range: 

$17.85 hourly - $84,433.46 annual


Recruiter Name:

Jesus Becerra

Recruiter Phone:


Recruiter Email:

Department Info:


  • Paid Time Off & Employee Birthday Holiday Off

  • Parental & Shared Leave

  • Observed Holidays Off

  • Hybrid/Remote Work*

  • 4/10 Work Schedule*

  • Perfect Attendance Day Off

  • Wellness Day Off


Participate in  and complete police academy classroom and designated police command  field training. Involves: Attend lectures and demonstrations, engage in  practice sessions, read textbooks and instructional manuals, and prepare  and submit study assignments about law enforcement, Texas penal and  related codes, firearms and other weapons care and use, marksmanship,  department requirements, policies and procedures, traffic laws and  control, arrest methods, two-way radio operation, defensive driving,  safety and emergency response techniques, accident investigation,  ethics, report writing, and community relations principles.

Engage in miscellaneous related public safety activities as required.  Involves: Respond to emergency incidents as qualified to perform simple  protective services and victim rescue tasks in accordance with specific  instructions of the Training Chief. Participate in rigorous daily  physical training program.

Job Requirements

Age: No Age Cap

Education: 12 college credit hours from an accredited university at the time of application.

Experience: Visit

No prior law enforcement experience or training is required.

At least 19-1/2 years old at the time of Application (must be 21  years old by date of graduation from the EPPD training academy) / No  maximum age cap.

U.S high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED).

U.S. citizen or naturalized citizen.

12 college credit hours from an accredited university at the time of application.

College or University must be accredited by one of the following:

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, the Middle States  Association of Colleges and Schools, the New England Association of  Schools and Colleges, the North Central Association of Schools and  Colleges, the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, the  Western Association of Schools and Colleges, or an International College  or University evaluated and accepted by a United States accredited  college or university.

Check if your college or university is accredited by the above listed HERE »

Military veterans, the 12 college credits hours can be waived if you  have a least 2 years of prior Active military service (Reserve time  excluded) and has never received a dishonorable discharge.

Current and valid driver’s license, proof of liability insurance And;

Not having been convicted of any combination of three (3) or more  moving violations and/or motor vehicle accidents at fault in the  preceding 36 months.

Not currently under indictment for any criminal offense; cannot currently be on probation or parole.

Not have been convicted of any type of family violence at any time.

Stable credit history.

Be of good moral character with a stable family background.

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