Red Oak Police Department



Date of Exam: February 25th, 2017 
The Red Oak Police Department is seeking applicants for:

Starting pay for a Police Officer is $43,000.00 annually (upon completion of the Police Academy.) Lateral entry program up to $46,235.00 DOQ.
Minimum requirements are as follows:
  • Must hold a Basic Peace Officer’s License issued by TCOLE or meet all legal requirements necessary to become eligible for future licensing by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE). [Preference will be given to applicants that are currently certified through the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)].
  • NO more than three (3) convictions of hazardous traffic violations in the last twenty-four (24) months. (Does not include "Deferred Adjudication" or "Driver's Safety Course.")
  • NEVER convicted of, nor placed on deferred adjudication for:
    • a felony or Class A misdemeanor
    • a Class B misdemeanor within the last 10 years, and no admission of the commission of a Class B misdemeanor within the last 5 years
    • four or more Class C misdemeanors in the last 10 years and none within the last 12 months
Applicants will be required to pass the following steps in the application process. Each step must be passed to move to the next step.
  1. Written test
  2. Job-Task simulation assessment
  3. Oral review board
  4. Background investigation
  5. Psychological examination, polygraph test and medical exam (including drug screen)
Applications will be accepted until October 21st, 2016, at 5:00 pm. All forms are on our web site: Job Postings. Please mail or drop off applications to: The City of Red Oak Municipal Center, Attn: HR Dept., 200 Lakeview Parkway, Red Oak, TX, 75154. Please DO NOT fax or submit applications online. All applicants that submit a completed application package will be notified of the test date(s).

The City of Red Oak is an Equal Opportunity Employer