Dallas Police Department Recruiting

Dallas Police Department Recruiting An Equal Opportunity Employer Contact Us Today (214) 671-4409 or (800) 527-2948 [email protected] Qualifications To be considered for the Dallas Police Department, an applicant must: 1.

Be a U. S. citizen. 2. Be 19 ½ years of age (60 hours from an accredited college - minimum 2.0 GPA) or Be 21 - 44 years of age (45 hours from an accredited college - minimum 2.0 GPA) 3. Have a valid driver license. 4. Must not have committed any felony or Class A Misdemeanor. 5. Have no Class B Misdemeanor convictions within the last 10 years. 6. College credit requirement will be waived if you have three (3) years of active military service and an honorable discharge, as stipulated on your DD-214. 7. Physical Fitness 8. No worse than 20/100 vision rating in either eye, correctable to 20/20. 9. No pending traffic citations or court cases. 10. Must not have been convicted of three (3) or more hazardous traffic violations in the last twenty-four (24) months. (Does not include “Deferred Adjudication” or “Driver’s Safety Course.”) Applicant Processing Steps 1. Preliminary Interview---You will be asked about your driving history and any criminal record or illegal drug use. We will discuss with you any questions you may have regarding the application process, time required for training, etc. 2. Applicant Interview Board---You will be given an oral interview before a board of police officers and supervisors, during which you will be interviewed on a variety of police and non-police topics. 3. Polygraph Examination---Determines the validity of the answers given on previous questionnaires and interviews. 4. Background Investigation---Checks your work record, your background and the opinions and statements of people you list as references. You must also complete a personal history statement provided by the Department. 5. Psychological Examination---Includes a three-hour written exam and an interview with a psychologist. 6. Medical Examination---Includes a physical exam and urinalysis. Physical Fitness Test: (Appropriate Athletic Wear Required) * Vertical Jump (6.5 inches) * Bench Press (56% of yoru body weight) * Illinois Shuttle Run (24.9 seconds) * Sit-ups (14 in 1 minute) * 300 Meter Run (110 seconds) * Push-ups (4 in 1 minute) * 1.5 Miles Run (19.09 minutes) Required Documents 1. Valid United States Driver’s License 2. Social Security Card 3. Birth Certificate (original or certified copy) 4. (2) Official College Transcripts (if applicable) 5. High School Transcripts (certified or official) or GED 6. Marriage License (if applicable) 7. Divorce Decree (if applicable) 8. DD-214 (if applicable) 9. City of Dallas Employment Application (Civil Service Application) available on-line 10. Personal History Statement- available on-line Applicants must have all applicable documents prior to testing!

Mission: The Police Department, in serving the people of Dallas, strives to reduce crime and provide a safe city by: *Recognizing that its goal is to help people and provide assistance at every opportunity; *Providing preventive, investigative, and enforcement services; *Increasing citizen satisfaction with public safety and obtaining community cooperation through the Department's training, skills, and efforts; and *Realizing that the Police Department alone cannot control crime, but must act in concert with the community and the rest of the Criminal Justice System. In achieving this mission, the men and women of the Dallas Police Department will conduct themselves in an ethical manner. They will: *Respect and protect the rights of citizens as determined by the law; *Treat citizens and their fellow employees courteously and with the same amount of dignity with which they expect to be treated themselves; *Be examples of honesty and integrity in their professional and personal lives, thereby earning the public trust; *Perform their duties with the knowledge that protection of the lives and property of all citizens is their primary duty; and *Comply with the spirit and letter of the Code of Conduct.

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Become a 9-1-1 Telecommunicator! We are hiring #AnswerTheCall For more information call 214-671-4409 or visit our websit...
10/16/2020

Become a 9-1-1 Telecommunicator! We are hiring #AnswerTheCall For more information call 214-671-4409 or visit our website at www.dallaspolice.net/joindpd

Are you ready for an exciting career that lets you serve your community? #AnswerTheCall Call 214-671-4409 or email dpdre...
10/13/2020

Are you ready for an exciting career that lets you serve your community? #AnswerTheCall Call 214-671-4409 or email [email protected]. #Telecommunicators

Are you ready for an exciting career that lets you serve your community? #answerthecall
10/09/2020

Are you ready for an exciting career that lets you serve your community? #answerthecall

Looking for an exciting career where you can serve your community? Become a 911 Telecommunicator! #answerthecall
10/01/2020

Looking for an exciting career where you can serve your community? Become a 911 Telecommunicator! #answerthecall

Free Flu Shots at the Dallas Police Department - Northeast Division  20th Annual Asian Safety and Health Fair this Satur...
10/01/2020

Free Flu Shots at the Dallas Police Department - Northeast Division 20th Annual Asian Safety and Health Fair this Saturday, Oct 3rd. See flyer for more information on this drive-thru event!

#PrideatDPD
06/16/2020

#PrideatDPD

Out of an abundance of caution and concern for our applicants and staff, the applicant testing events on 3/19-3/21 in Da...
03/13/2020

Out of an abundance of caution and concern for our applicants and staff, the applicant testing events on 3/19-3/21 in Dallas, 3/26-3/28 at Sam Houston State University, 4/16-4/18 in Dallas, and 4/23-4/25 in Mahwah, New Jersey have been cancelled. Please monitor our website (www.dallaspolice.net/joindpd) and our social media for more info.

Hey @bmcc_cuny and @huntercollege we’re going to have recruiters swinging  by campuses tomorrow to drop off info about o...
03/10/2020

Hey @bmcc_cuny and @huntercollege we’re going to have recruiters swinging by campuses tomorrow to drop off info about our upcoming off-site applicant testing event in the area. Say hi and get more information on your future with the Dallas PD! Our excellence begins with you.

Good afternoon @csusb we’re here today to talk to you about your future with the Dallas PD! Join us in the San Manuel St...
03/04/2020

Good afternoon @csusb we’re here today to talk to you about your future with the Dallas PD! Join us in the San Manuel Student Center until 4pm today. Our excellence begins with you.

02/28/2020

Leaning towards a career with the Dallas Police Department? The City of Dallas has become popular with the Leaning Tower bringing visitors from around the metroplex. Lean no further and contact a recruiter today!

Career Fair UNT DallasCome by and see us. #UNTD#isitinyou#hiring300
02/27/2020

Career Fair UNT Dallas
Come by and see us.
#UNTD
#isitinyou
#hiring300

02/26/2020

Senior Corporal Raquel Oliver's commitment to fitness benefits not only her but also officers in the Dallas Police Department.

Spending the morning with the students at McWhorter Elementary Carreras fair! We love seeing our friends at @disd #dpdfu...
02/26/2020

Spending the morning with the students at McWhorter Elementary Carreras fair! We love seeing our friends at @disd #dpdfuture

Hey Lions, we'll be here for another hour answering all your questions. Come by and see us at the @tcnj_official career ...
02/19/2020

Hey Lions, we'll be here for another hour answering all your questions. Come by and see us at the @tcnj_official career fair!

Hey @tcnj_official we’re in the neighborhood and we’re getting ready to swing by tomorrow morning to talk to you about b...
02/18/2020

Hey @tcnj_official we’re in the neighborhood and we’re getting ready to swing by tomorrow morning to talk to you about beginning your future with the Dallas PD! Come see us at the Career and Internship Fair tomorrow from 11:00-2:00. We’ll also be at the Government and Non-Profit Meet & Greet from 9:00-10:30.

Good afternoon @houstonbaptistuniversity our recruiters have been practicing their speeches on this guy all morning and ...
02/18/2020

Good afternoon @houstonbaptistuniversity our recruiters have been practicing their speeches on this guy all morning and now they’re ready to talk to you! Come see them in the library building until 2pm today. Our excellence begins with you.

Hello @runewark we just stopped by to drop off some information about our off-site testing event April 23-25th. Our recr...
02/18/2020

Hello @runewark we just stopped by to drop off some information about our off-site testing event April 23-25th. Our recruiting team will be all over the tri-state area promoting the event in the coming weeks.

Good morning Tigers. We're on our way  back to @grambling1901 and we're bringing lunch! Join us on campus today for some...
02/13/2020

Good morning Tigers. We're on our way back to @grambling1901 and we're bringing lunch! Join us on campus today for some fresh pizza and answers to any questions you have about joining our team at Dallas PD. We'll be at the Jacob T. Stewart Building from 11a-2p.

Sr Cpl Chau is just hanging out with @baylorbruiser while waiting for you to come see him. He'll be here for 2 more hour...
02/12/2020

Sr Cpl Chau is just hanging out with @baylorbruiser while waiting for you to come see him. He'll be here for 2 more hours to discuss your future with DPD.

Hello Bears! We'll be here at @bayloruniversity until 7pm tonight for the Spring Career Day (Cashion Building). Come see...
02/12/2020

Hello Bears! We'll be here at @bayloruniversity until 7pm tonight for the Spring Career Day (Cashion Building). Come see us about starting your new career with DPD. Our excellence begins with you.

Senior Corporal Perez and K9 Bandit say that if you worked here you’d be smiling too! Come join our team. The first step...
02/10/2020

Senior Corporal Perez and K9 Bandit say that if you worked here you’d be smiling too! Come join our team. The first step to your future starts at www.dallaspolice.net/joindpd. Our excellence begins with you.

We're ready to start another day with the Dallas Police Department, are you?Come join our team and see where it takes yo...
02/07/2020

We're ready to start another day with the Dallas Police Department, are you?
Come join our team and see where it takes you.
www.dallaspolice.net/joindpd

Happy Friday everyone from Air 1! We hope you all have a great day!

What's up Lions! We're here at @oursoutheastern today in the Student Annex Building until 1:00pm. Come out and see us! O...
02/06/2020

What's up Lions! We're here at @oursoutheastern today in the Student Annex Building until 1:00pm. Come out and see us! Our excellence begins with you.

Hey Tigers, we’re also here at @lsu today participating in the LSU Career Expo. We’ll be here until 4:00 with answers to...
02/05/2020

Hey Tigers, we’re also here at @lsu today participating in the LSU Career Expo. We’ll be here until 4:00 with answers to your questions and some sweet DPD swag.

Good morning @uapb we’ll be set up in the lobby of Dawson-Hicks hall until 2:00pm. Swing on by and we can answer your qu...
02/05/2020

Good morning @uapb we’ll be set up in the lobby of Dawson-Hicks hall until 2:00pm. Swing on by and we can answer your questions about your future with Dallas PD!
Our excellence begins with you.

Hey @my_brcc we’ll be here to answer your questions until 1:00p today. Then we’re heading over to @southernu_br from 1:3...
02/04/2020

Hey @my_brcc we’ll be here to answer your questions until 1:00p today. Then we’re heading over to @southernu_br from 1:30p-3:00p to visit our Jaguar friends.

When some of the best applicants in the world can’t come to you, you go to them. Video conferencing with service men and...
02/04/2020

When some of the best applicants in the world can’t come to you, you go to them. Video conferencing with service men and women in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. We go the extra mile (miles) to answer your questions!

Good Morning South Ark! We’re here today to do a few classroom presentations and answer your questions about joining our...
02/04/2020

Good Morning South Ark! We’re here today to do a few classroom presentations and answer your questions about joining our team. Come see us! Our excellence begins with you.

Hey folks, come out and see us today at Cali Saigon Mall! Talk to us about becoming part of our growing team. Our excell...
02/01/2020

Hey folks, come out and see us today at Cali Saigon Mall! Talk to us about becoming part of our growing team. Our excellence begins with you.

Hey @stthomashouston the weather might be dreary, but your future can be bright with us at Dallas PD! Come see our recru...
01/30/2020

Hey @stthomashouston the weather might be dreary, but your future can be bright with us at Dallas PD! Come see our recruiters today. Our excellence begins with you.

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1400 S Lamar St
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Monthly Testing The following is a summary of the testing options available. Interested applicants should contact a recruiter for information regarding their specific situation. OUT OF TOWN APPLICANTS WISHING TO TEST SHOULD CONTACT A RECRUITER BEFORE MAKING TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS The City of Dallas and the Dallas Police Department accepts applications and conducts testing on a monthly basis. In addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, all applicants must have the required documents in order to begin the testing process. Applicants may complete "PHASE I" testing over a four to five (4-5) day period (Wednesday - Sunday) If you wish to complete the "Monthly Testing" process, you must: 1. Complete the City of Dallas On Line Civil Service Application 2. Print out and retain a copy of your completed application 3. Mail or deliver in person, a sealed official college transcript to: City of Dallas Civil Service Office Dallas City Hall 1500 Marilla Street Room 1-C South Dallas, Texas 75201 4. Your completed Civil Service Application and submitted documents will be reviewed by a Civil Service Representative 5. Subsequent to this review you will be notified of your Civil Service test date and time IMPORTANT INFORMATION: You must bring ALL required documents (as specified on this site) to the Jack Evans HQ immediately after Civil Service Testing. You must contact a recruiter prior to taking the Civil Service Test.

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Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00

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