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Detention Officer

Grand Prairie, Texas



Grand Prairie Police Department

801 Conover Drive
Grand Prairie, TX 75051

Website: www.grandprairiepolice.org  


Salary: $32,000 - $39,721  



Application Deadline: OPEN UNTIL FILLED










Looking for an exciting career with great benefits 

& potential for career advancement?



Then the Grand Prairie Police Department is looking for you !!



The City of Grand Prairie is experiencing dramatic growth in both its residential and business communities


We are seeking qualified and committed individuals 

to join our team of professionals




Applicant Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED and (1) one to (2) two years of experience working with the public.

  • Must be able to work any hours, including nights, holidays, weekends and occasional overtime required. Applicants who are unable to work any shift required should not apply.  

  • Ability to pass a drug screen, polygraph, psychological exam, and background investigation required. 

  • Must have valid Texas driver's license or be able to obtain one. 

  • Must be able to obtain state certification as a Detention Officer and an Intoxilyzer Operator within the first year of employment. 

  • Typing and computer skills ability, bi-lingual skills a plus.



For an application call us at:


(972) 237-8192 office

(972) 237-8286 fax


City of Grand Prairie

Human Resources Department

318 W. Main Street

Grand Prairie, TX 75051



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