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 Department needs you!
- If you have a Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) license, you should apply for the Police Officer job by clicking HERE and selecting: Police Officer (235 days).
- If you have never attended (or attended but not graduated) from a TCOLE-licensed police academy, then you should apply for the Police Cadet jobs by clicking HERE and select: Police Officer Cadet (235 days).
- If you are interested in applying for the DPS Commissioned Level 3 Security Officer position, then you should click HERE and select: Commissioned Security Officer (220 days).
Once you have accessed the page, complete an online application by clicking 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 e-mail when your application has been processed and you are scheduled for testing. Please provide a valid e-mail address that you check frequently. We will also need your complete address and telephone numbers.
- If you are a retired Police Officer and are interested in applying for the Armed Security Officer position, then you should apply for the position by clicking HERE and select: Armed Security Officer (220 days).
Starting salary for cadets is $50,000 annually while attending the police academy.
- The salary for licensed police officers starts at $70,000.
- An additional stipend 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.
All applicants for Police Cadet must be 21 years of age, have a high school diploma or United States equivalency certificate. College / university hours from an accredited institution are preferred. All applicants comply with the hiring standards set forth in the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Requirements for Peace Officer licensing. The department accepts applications from persons who hold 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.Click here for a list of TCOLE licensed law enforcement academies.
The employment process will begin with a physical agility test which consists of:
One minute push-ups
One minute sit-ups
Additional hiring procedures include:
Interview and scenario-based writing exercises
Medical examination, including drug testing
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.
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For More Information Contact:Lieutenant Juan CedilloDallas ISD Police DepartmentRecruiting and Personnel Section2500 S Ervay St.Dallas, TX 75215Phone: (972) 749-2343