What is the police academy like?
The academy hours are generally 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The training curriculum is an adult education program, with practical and physical fitness training.

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1. Do I need to submit all of my documents before testing?
2. How long does the hiring process generally take?
3. As an out of state applicant, how many trips will I need to make to Flower Mound during the hiring process?
4. Can I be considered if I have used marijuana or other drugs / narcotics in the past?
5. What will happen if I intentionally omit important information or am found to be deceptive in the hiring process regarding my background history?
6. I have been disqualified or was previously disqualified from the hiring process. How long is it before I can reapply?
7. Do I have to live in Flower Mound to be a Flower Mound police officer?
8. Does the Flower Mound Police Department have a policy on tattoos and beards?
9. How many sworn officers does the Flower Mound Police Department have?
10. How long is the police academy?
11. I was discharged from the military with a General Discharge Under Honorable Conditions or an Uncharacterized Discharge. Is this acceptable to apply for the Flower Mound Police Department?
12. Does the Flower Mound Police Department offer a study guide for the written examination?
13. Are there any age or physical limitations on who can apply to be a police officer?
14. Do I have to attend a police academy?
15. Is there any way to skip patrol and go directly into a specialized unit?
16. What types of questions are on the police written examination?
17. Does the Flower Mound Police Department offer lateral transfers for police officers?
18. May I submit a resume?
19. When is the next police academy?
20. Are there any fees or costs that I would need to pay for attending the academy?
21. Does the Flower Mound Police Department furnish all of my uniforms and equipment?
22. Does the Flower Mound Police Department require that my college hours be in Criminal Justice?
23. What is done on the testing day?
24. What is the attire for the various steps of the hiring process?
25. When do benefits start?
26. What shifts do patrol officers work?
27. What are the main areas that disqualify applicants?
28. What is the police academy like?
29. Do I need to turn in my application and personal history statement before I can test?
30. I am a police officer in another state. What is the process of being licensed in Texas?
31. If I am sent to a Police Academy, is there a minimum service time commitment?