For an exciting and challenging career that can make a real difference in the Dallas community, apply to become a Dallas ISD Police Officer. The department seeks police officers committed to public service, professionalism, being a team leader, understanding human behavior, and taking pride in a job well done. If you are ready to get involved in school policing and want to make a difference in quality education. The Dallas ISD Police And Security Services Department needs you!
If you have graduated from a Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) licensed police academy within the past two years; and, have no paid experience, then you should apply for the Police Officer jobs by clicking HERE
and select: Police Officer (235 Days) (MULTIPLE POSITIONS)
If you have never attended nor graduated from a TCOLE licensed police academy, then you should apply for the Police Cadet Jobs by clicking HERE
and select:: Police Officer Cadet - Repost
Once you have accessed the page, complete an online application by clicking on Apply. In order to have your application considered, be sure to complete the entire application. Once you have registered on the site, you must then select a Job Id code and press submit. Our department will contact you via email when your application has been processed and you are scheduled for testing. Please make certain that you supply a valid email address that you check frequently. We will also need your complete address and telephone numbers.
Starting salary for cadets is $33,660/annually while attending the police academy.
- The Salary range for licensed police officers is $43,241.00 - $52,698.00 (depending on the individual's certification level.)
Additional pay, within the salary range, is granted for higher levels of TCOLE certification
Group health insurance plans are available
Retirement plan with Teachers Retirement System
Great work schedules and opportunities for advancement
Extra duty pay incentives
The Dallas ISD does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, religion, color, age, gender, sexual orientation and/or national origin.
Applicants must have a high school diploma or United States equivalent; college/ university hours are preferred. Must comply with hiring standards set forth in the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Requirements for Peace Officer licensing. The department accepts applications from persons who a current TCOLE peace officer license as well as those who do not. When applying, ensure that you apply for a Police Cadet if you do not have a license and Police Officer if you do.
for a list of TCOLE licensed law enforcement academies.
The employment process will begin with a physical agility test which consists of:
Additional hiring procedures include:
About The Job
After completing a mandatory field training program, officers will be assigned to either the patrol or campus services division.
Please click here to go to the Dallas ISD Human Capital Management Department to determine if the district is currently accepting applications for police officer and/or police cadets.
For More Information Contact:
Sergeant Terri Thomas
Professional Standards and Training