A: 57 sworn, including the Chief on down
A: There are three shifts- Days (6a-2p), Evenings (2p-10p) and Nights (10p-6a).
A: See detailed equipment list
A: There is a Take Home Program for Sergeants (and above), CID, and other divisions. Also we have a new fleet that revolves with less than 80,000 miles per car.
A: 14 paid holidays (including 1 floating holiday), 12 paid sick days (3.69 hours per pay period), and 15 paid vacation days per year (after six months of continuous dutyt year).
A: Starting salary for entry-level police officer is $43,243 to $54,059 depending on college credits and prior law enforcement experience.
A: See detailed Pay Plan Scale
A: 13 months with the Friendswood Police Department as a full-time service as a Police Officer.
A: The back ground process varies from person to person but usually takes 2-4 months
A: Written exam, submit back ground packet, preliminary screening, oral interview board, background investigation, and command panel interview, medical exam and drug screening and psychological exam and interview.
A: No. But there is a pre-employment physical administered to all applicants by a physician designated by the Police Department at no cost to the applicant. And applicant’s weight must be proportional to height.
A: 38,000 residents
A: $117,000.00 per year
A: See Annual Report Printout.
A: yes, applicants can order a study guide from the testing company at www.bannonandassociates.com.
A: No, you will be given a deadline…
A: You may register to take the exam as soon as the position is posted. If you pass the exam you will then submit an application.
A: This is determined on a case by case basis.
A: No, however, you may submit your scores from another agency where you took the same exam as long as it has been less than a year and the agency is willing to submit the score in writing on Department Letterhead with your personal identifying information.
A: We do have not officially analyzed the data. However, I can say that our attrition rate is low. Most of our new hires are from new budgeted positions, which is usually two (2) per year.
A: It varies with the budget and attrition, but I would say that is is on the average of two (2).
A: It varies need.
A: Yes, however, once you are in the process you are restricted to only one ride-along, which is evaluated.
A: Yes, all tattoos must be able to be covered by the uniform shirt.
A: 57 sworn
A: The test is comprised of five dimensions:
· Reading Comprehension
· Fact versus Inference
A: Tests are scheduled as needed and are advertised on this site and the City’s employment opportunities page.
A: After you submit an application and if you meet the minimum requirements for the position you will be mailed a letter advising you that if you wish to take the exam you must return the letter of intent form. After we receive the letter of intent to take the exam you are then registered for the exam.
A: See the Requirements Page.
A: See the lateral Transfer page.
A: Yes, this is mandated by the State of Texas (TCLEOSE).
A: 21 years of age.
A: See Other Job Opportunities Page or Career Page.