No. We accept any classes from an accredited college or university as defined by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Rule 211.1(a)(3).
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The process takes approximately eight to ten weeks, depending on your rank on the eligibility list and factors in your background. Read more about the hiring process for the Flower Mound Police Department.
Generally two trips are necessary. One is for the 2000 Meter Row Evaluation, Preliminary Interview and Oral Review Board. The second is for the polygraph, psychological, and medical / drug screen. Contact us at 972.874.3330 for more information.
That depends on why you were disqualified. If you fail the written test, Row Evaluation, or the Oral Review Board, you may reapply at the next testing process. You may reapply after one year if you fail the psychological examination. Any other disqualification will result in a minimum disqualification of one year or possible permanent disqualification.
Non Offensive Tattoos are allowed to be visible. It is the policy of this agency that tattoos or brands that are prejudicial to good order are prohibited. Additionally, while on or off duty in uniform or on duty in civilian attire, employees are prohibited from exhibiting tattoos, body art, or brands that are offensive or demeaning to persons of ordinary sensibilities.
Beards and goatees are permitted, but must adhere to the traditional style and be kept neat, clean, and short.
Our current authorized strength is 108 Sworn Police Officers.
The law enforcement academies utilized by the Flower Mound Police Department typically range from 19 to 23 weeks long.
Yes. A study guide and practice examination is available for purchase from the exam manufacturer; however, this information is only provided to applicants who are invited to the Police Officer Examination.
A police officer must be at least 21 years old to be licensed in Texas. There is no maximum age limit to apply for the Flower Mound Police Department. As long as you are fit enough to pass the Row Evaluation, medical examination, and complete the police academy (if necessary), there are no physical limitations on who can apply.
The Flower Mound Police Department uses four different police academies to train new recruits. Once hired, Police Officer Recruits will be sent to the next academy of our choice.
The written examination will be given in the morning. Those who pass will immediately participate in the Row Evaluation.
Our patrol officers work 12 hour shifts. We have two day-shifts, two night-shifts, and one noon to midnight shift, as follows:
Yes, a three year service commitment is required.