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Police Officer - Lateral

El Paso, Texas



El Paso Police Department

911 North Raynor Street

El Paso, TX 79903

Phone: 888-550-7174 

Fax: 915-564-6959    




Starting Salary: $37,242 - $60,751

Population: 700,000 

Sworn Officers: 1,100 

Application Deadline: 5/5/11




Police Officer (Lateral Transfer)


City of El Paso, Texas




Ranked as the safest large city in the U.S. (Morgan Quitno Press, 2010)



The El Paso Police Department is seeking experienced law enforcement officers to join El Paso's finest.  The El Paso Police Department is comprised of 1,100 officers and 300 civilians who proudly serve the El Paso community.



Police Officer (Lateral Transfer) Hiring Information


The filing period for the anticipated August 2011, eight-week lateral academy is April 14, 2011 thru May 6, 2011.  Applications may be submitted online during the filing period by visiting and clicking on City Jobs. Out of state applicants are encouraged to apply.  Out of state applicants must obtain their State of Texas (TCLEOSE) license by date of appointment. 



Starting Salary:


$37,242.98 up to $60,751.34 commensurate with full-time experience





Education and Experience:


One (1) year full-time commissioned police officer experience in law enforcement, or graduation from the El Paso Police Academy.


Licenses and Certificates:


Basic Peace Officer license by TCLEOSE in compliance with state statute by time of appointment.  Texas Class “C” Driver’s License or equivalent from another state by time of appointment.


Special Requirements:


Must be at least twenty-one (21) years old by time of appointment. 



Hiring Process:


Applicants must pass a written examination, job simulation test and comprehensive background investigation to include medical and psychological examinations as well as drug screening and a polygraph examination in order to be placed on the eligible list and considered for hire. 




  • 4-10 schedule for patrol officers

  • Uniforms and equipment furnished

  • Education incentive pay

  • Tuition assistance/reimbursement

  • Promotional and career opportunities at 2 years

  • Comprehensive 25 year retirement

  • Paid holidays, accrued sick leave, vacation and compensatory leave

  • Paid military leave

  • Longevity and TCLEOSE certification incentive pay




Under general supervision, perform assigned municipal law and ordinance enforcement and crime prevention duties which include maintaining a recognizable community presence to preserve peace and order, protect persons and property, and otherwise provide allied police services requested as well as precisely documenting evidence, circumstances and actions regarding actual and potential criminal violations or other public safety related incidents.



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***An Equal Opportunity Employer***











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