Career Opportunities with the Addison Police Department

Would you like to work for a reputable, progressive Police Department in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex?

The Addison Police Department offers career opportunities for people who appreciate the advantages of a Metropolitan environment that retains a small town atmosphere.

Join a department where you are known by name, not badge number.

TO APPLY FOR A POSITION PLEASE COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING PROCESS:

  1. See Current Job Openings in the Human Resources Department for updated availability. 
  1. Complete Personal History Statement
  2. Complete Police Officer Test Packet.
  3. Then contact 972.450.7100 to schedule a test time.
  1. For more information about the Police Officer position please click here to view the job brochure. 

 

FAQ:

What are the qualifications to apply to be a Police Officer? 

  • Minimum age of 21 years
  • Current and valid Texas Driver's License.
  • Applicants applying for entry-level positions in the Police Department are required to have a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. 
  • Applicants possessing at least three (3) years active duty prior military service or two (2) years full-time, paid sworn law enforcement experience are required to have, in lieu of a bachelor's degree, a minimum of sixty (60) semester hours credit from an accredited college or university. 
  • Must have a clear background check, clear polygraph examination, clear psychological examination, and clear drug screen/physical.
  • For a list of all Police Officer qualifications, please click here

 

What is the current pay scale for Police Officers?

  • Starting salary for non-certified Police Cadets is $51,979.20 annually.
  • The salary range for certified Police Officers is $56,201.60 to $74,484.80 annually. 

 

What insurance benefits are offered to Police Officers? 

  • For more information about Addison's benefits plans, please click here.
Contact Us
 
CALL 9-1-1 IN CASE OF EMERGENCY
 
Non-Emergency Police Phone Number:

972.450.7156

 
Police Administration:

972.450.7100

 
Police Department Address:

4799 Airport Parkway
Addison, TX 75001

 
Police Substation Address:

4943 Addison Circle
Addison, TX 75001