Euless - Lateral Police Officer

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Department Euless Police Department
Job TitleLateral Police Officer
Salary$84,312 - $92,577 (3 - 5+ years of experience)
Deadline Dec 31, 2024 11:59 PM Eastern
Location Euless, TX
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To qualify for lateral entry, you must meet the following requirements:

Lateral applicants must have a minimum of three (3) years of continuous service as a paid, full-time certified Peace officer from a municipality, Sheriff's office or Department of Public Safety.

Any break in service beyond ninety (90) days will be evaluated on a case by case basis.

A minimum of two (2) years of experience must be in patrol operations handling a full array of duties including, but not limited to enforcing laws, investigating crimes, and carrying a firearm.

Lateral STEP Eligibility Requirements:

Experience required from an agency with a minimum population of 50,000 and a department size of a minimum of fifty (50) full-time sworn officers to qualify for the Officer STEP pay scale based on years of service.

Officers from an agency with a population of less than 50,000 and less than fifty (50) full-time sworn officers may still be eligible for the lateral program on a case by case basis using criteria such as calls for service and experience.

Officers who have any pending disciplinary actions or investigations for misconduct, criminal activity or pending lawsuits are not eligible for this program.

Out of the State of Texas applicants must be eligible to take and pass the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) state exam before their hire date.

Successful applicants will be eligible to take the Senior Officer exam after a period of one year from the date of hire.

The Chief of Police or designee will make the final determination if an applicant meets the eligibility standards.


3 years of experience - $84,312 (Senior Officer $89,275)

4 years of experience - $88,365 (Senior Officer $93,328)

5+ years of experience - $92,577 (Senior Officer $97,540)






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Jobs close at 11:59 PM (Eastern) on the deadline date specified, or when the position capacity has been met, or unless otherwise specified in the announcement. If the deadline date is not specified in the announcement, the agency has sole discretion on setting the deadline and jobs may close without notice. It is the applicant's responsibility to thoroughly read and understand the deadline requirements and capacity limits as outlined by the agency.

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