Department, city, state
Position: Patrol | Type: Police Trainee
Application Status: Open
April 25, 2023
Sign on bonus:
$17.85 hourly - $84,433.46 annual
Paid Time Off & Employee Birthday Holiday Off
Parental & Shared Leave
Observed Holidays Off
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.
Age: No Age Cap
Education: 12 college credit hours from an accredited university at the time of application.
Experience: Visit www.joineppd.com
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.
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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.