• Must be a citizen of the United States of America.
  • Maximum age of applicant is 50 years of age at time of appointment.
  • Must have earned a high school diploma or a GED.
  • Never been convicted, plead guilty (nolo contendere), nor have been on court-ordered community service / probation or deferred adjudication for a Class A misdemeanor or felony.
  • Have not been convicted, plead guilty (nolo contendere), been on community service / probation or deferred adjudication for a Class B misdemeanor in this state, other state, or while serving in the military, during the last ten (10) years.
  • Never had a military court martial that resulted in a dishonorable or bad conduct discharge.
  • Applicant must be a certified peace officer and show proof of certification via a copy of their service record at the time of the written exam. Out of state certified officers must have their TCOLE license by their hire date.  https://www.tcole.texas.gov/content/out-state-peace-officers
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