Join Our Team

Join our team and make a difference in our community. The Carrollton Police Department has a professional culture and a strong, family-centered work environment. Our officers’ training, development opportunities, and other benefits are second-to-none.

  • Take-home car program
  • Free 24-hour access to department center and gym
  • Relaxed tattoo policy
  • Advancement, lateral movement & specialization: Motor/Traffic Unit, Bike & ATV Unit, S.R.O. Unit, General Investigations, Drug & Gang Suppression Unit, Crime Scene Investigation Team, K9 Unit, Special Response Team
  • Advanced technology: laptops in police vehicles, e-tickets, drones, and more
TRAINING
  • Academy – travel car, food money, & academy uniforms fully paid for by department
  • Training facility and range
  • Jiu Jitsu training
  • 40 hours minimum mandated annually
  • Continuous training opportunities offered
PAID LEAVE
  • Vacation (40 hours first year, 80 hours years 2-10, 120 hours years 10 and up. Bank up to 40 hours annually)
  • Holiday (80 hours annually)
  • Sick (96 hours accrued annually)
SUPPLIED GEAR & EQUIPMENT
  • Body armor with speed plates
  • Glock 35 with RDS
  • Mossberg 590A1
  • FN 15 SRP G2 (11.5) with Suppressor
  • External / load bearing carriers
  • Handcuffs, Taser, OC spray, radio
  • Uniforms & boots
HEALTH & MEDICAL
  • City-provided life, long-term disability insurance
  • Below average monthly premiums (medical, dental, vision)
  • Voluntary options – life, short-term disability, cancer, critical & accident
INCOME
  • POST Certified Officers: $50,650
  • Non-Certified candidates: $46,200 (Increase to certified officer pay upon successful completion of the police academy)
  • High demand of off-duty jobs – $40+ per hour
RETIREMENT
  • GMA retirement pension
  • Vested in 5 years
  • Deferred compensation – 457(b) pre-tax plan
  • Payroll deduction for P.O.A.B. (Peace Officer Annuity & Benefit Fund)