Patrol Officer


Sep 15, 2021

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Application Deadline:
Dec 31, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$42,000.00 annual
Academy Graduate:
$65,400.00 annual
Lateral Transfer:
$Depends on experience annual
Top Pay:
$74,500 Mid-Point annual

Job Description

The City of Friendswood is currently hiring for full-time PEACE OFFICERS, with the Police Department. The successful candidates will be responsible for the performance of routine patrol, crisis intervention and preliminary criminal investigations in an active, problem-solving partnership with the community. Applicants must demonstrate good human relation skills and be able to work well with all segments of the public. Applicants must meet only ++ONE++ of the following requirements:TCOLE Certified;Enrolled in a TCOLE accredited entry-level program (police academy);3 years of Active Duty in the U.S. Armed Forces with an Honorable Discharge; or Possess 60 accredited college hours with a cumulative GPA of 2.0.* New hires not certified will be classified as Cadet and will receive an annual salary of $42,000.00 while attending the academy. Upon graduating the academy and passing the TCOLE Licensing Exam, the employee will receive a change in status to peace officer and pay will be adjusted to $64,500 annually. Peace Officer Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, Life, TMRS Retirement - 7% with 2 to 1 match (20 year retirement), 14 paid Holidays, 3 Personal Days, 15 Vacation Days, 12 Sick Days, Military Leave, Overtime or Comp-Time; Academic Incentive Pay - Associates $1200/year, Bachelors $1800/year, Masters $2400/year, TCOLE Certification Pay - Intermediate $2100/year, Master $3300/year, Tuition Reimbursement Program, Longevity Pay.

TO APPLY: Visit the City of Friendswood Website


Contact Sgt. David Brechtel at 281-996-3322 for any questions or

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience: Recruit and Experienced

Contact Information


FRIENDSWOOD, Texas 77546-4856
phone: 2819963300

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