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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 three trips are necessary. One trip is for the initial testing, the second for the Preliminary Background Interview & Oral Review Board, and the third 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.
At this time, we have 95 authorized police officers.
We currently use two regional police academies. The North Central Texas Council of Governments Academy in Arlington is 23 weeks long. The Tarrant County College Academy in Fort Worth is 19 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.
Qualified applicants will receive the Personal History Statement via email after the job posting has closed.
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: