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Police Officer recruiting
The police officer position is open to applications

Applications must be submitted online at Career Opportunities.  

Please have a look at our recruiting video.
 
2015-2016 Farmers Branch Police Officer Salary (Note: a 5% raise will be instituted on October 1, 2016).
  Hourly
Monthly Yearly
7th year +
$35.61 $6,172 $74,069
6th year
$34.08 $5,907
$70,886
5th year
$32.61 $5,652 $67,829
4th year
$31.21 $5,410 $64,917
3rd year
$29.86
$5,176 $62,109
2nd year
$28.58 $4,954 $59,446
1st year
$27.35 $4,741 $56,888




 
Testing
The next test will be September 10, 2016.

If invited to test, please reserve the entire day for the testing.  Please prepare for the physical agility test; it is common for applicants to perform far below their potential when they do not prepare, often failing when they could have passed.

 Physical Agility Test Requirements:

    1.5-mile run in 19:36 minutes or less
    300-meter run in 74 seconds or less
    Bench press 100 lbs. or 60% body weight, whichever is less
    21 push-ups (no time)
    Agility run in 22 seconds
    Vertical jump 14.5 inches

Please check the Physical Agility Test Requirements document to obtain more information.

Certified Applicants
Lateral pay transfers are available for certified applicants.  Please call Sgt. Mike Hairston at 972.919.9315 for more information.