Police Officer

De Kalb Police Department - De Kalb, Texas

Oct 15, 2021

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Application Deadline:
Dec 10, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$41,496 annual

Job Description

Police Officers are expected to respond to emergency and non-emergency calls for service; enforce traffic laws, state and federal laws, and city ordinances; back up county officers and the fire department, when needed; perform preventative crime patrol, community policing, build positive relationships with the community, prepare reports and case files for prosecution.

Patrol Officers work 12 hour shifts with every other weekend off. Taser, uniforms,  patrol rifle, patrol shotgun, and body armor provided by the department.

Additional Information

  • a Graduate of a Texas Commission on Law Enforcement approved academy
  • Must pass the State Basic Peace Officer license and exam
  • Must be over the age of 21 years old
  • Must not be convicted of a Class B Misdemeanor in the last ten years
  • Must not have any felony convictions
  • Must be able to lawfully own or possess a firearm
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must possess a High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma
  • Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check
  • Must possess a valid Texas Drivers License
  • All applicants must be able to pass a physical (medical) and psychological examination
  • Must be able to work a flexible shift; including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Must be able to work in inclement weather

Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications for employment in order to be eligible for the position listed above. Applications, resumes, and the TCOLE Personal History Statement can be emailed to Lieutenant Craig Roberson at croberson@dktx.org.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: High School/GED
  • Experience: None

Contact Information

Donald Roberson

De Kalb Police Department
De Kalb, Texas 75559
phone: 903-667-2410

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