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Law Enforcement Careers

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We are seeking qualified individuals who are interested in a career in Law Enforcement. It is essential that our officers possess the highest standard of integrity, dedication and dependability. If you want a rewarding career that challenges you, provides an exciting work experience and makes a difference in our community, then we want YOU as a part of our team! 

Current Job Openings & Application Process


Entry level position: 

DEPUTY SHERIFF – Minimum requirements: U.S. Citizen; 21 years of age; high school diploma or GED; Licensed Peace Officer in the state of Texas at time of application; and successfully pass the required entry tests to include a physical readiness test and range qualification. Note: If you are not a Licensed Peace Officer in the state of Texas, please contact our Recruiting Team to learn how to become a License Peace Officer in Texas.  

At the end of your second year on patrol and upon successful completion of a promotional exam, you will be promoted to a Senior Deputy Sheriff with a pay increase. 

The career path in Law Enforcement, after becoming a Senior Deputy is Detective, Sergeant and Lieutenant.  

There are many specialized units in the Law Enforcement Bureau that will allow you to gain additional training and experience. As a Senior Deputy Sheriff, you are eligible to apply to be part of one of our specialized units.  

Some of our specialized units: 

  • K-9
  • DWI Enforcement
  • Highway Enforcement
  • Lake Patrol
  • SWAT
  • Vice

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