Benefits & Compensation

Effective January 1, 2024, the beginning salary for recruits is $80, 080 and may range up to $107,508 depending on qualifications and experience. As of September 1, 2023, there is no maximum age limit to apply for police. We are currently accepting applications. The application deadline is Saturday, April 6, 2024, at 8 AM CT. 

Helpful Resources

Education Incentive Pay

  • Advanced Certification: $75 per month
  • Master Certification: $95 per month
  • Bachelor's Degree: $125 per month
  • Master or Doctoral Degree: $150 per month

Additional Pay

  • Longevity Pay: $4 per month
    For each year of service
  • Bilingual Pay Up to $200 per month
  • Field Training Officer Pay: $250 per month
  1. Benefits
  • 11 paid Holidays per year
  • 15 days of paid sick leave
  • 15 days paid vacation
    Can carry over to 20 days per year
  • 20-year Retirement available
  • College Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Dental Insurance
  • Employee Health Coverage
  • Employee Life Insurance (City Paid)
  • Fixed shifts
  • Texas Municipal Retirement System
    14% Contribution By City

Additional Information

  • Employees who are military reservists receive time off to attend drill weekends and two weeks of annual military training.
  • The department furnishes uniforms, weapons, and all other equipment at no cost to the employee.
  • Uniform cleaning is paid for by the Department.
  • Spouse and family insurance coverage is available at the employee's expense.