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**Important Notice: Application Submission Closed**

We would like to extend our gratitude to everyone who has expressed interest in joining Carrollton Police Department and contributing to the safety and well-being of our community. We are truly overwhelmed by the incredible response and the number of applications we have received. Your enthusiasm and dedication to making a positive difference are truly inspiring.

At this time, we regret to inform you that we have reached our maximum capacity for accepting new applications. Due to the high volume of submissions, we have had to make the difficult decision to close our application process temporarily. Please know that this decision was not made lightly, and we value each and every individual who has shown interest in becoming a part of our team.

For those who have already submitted their applications, we want to assure you that they are all being carefully reviewed and considered. Our recruitment team is working diligently to assess every application and identify candidates who align with our department’s values and mission.

While we are not accepting new applications at this moment, we encourage those interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement to stay updated through our official communication channels. Opportunities to join our department may arise in the future, and we would be thrilled to welcome dedicated individuals like you.

Once again, thank you for your understanding, patience, and interest in serving our community. Together, we continue to build a safer and stronger community for all.

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
  • Academy – travel car, food money, & academy uniforms fully paid for by department
  • Training facility and range
  • 40 hours minimum mandated annually
  • Continuous training opportunities offered
  • 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)
  • Body armor with speed plates
  • Glock 35
  • External / load bearing carriers
  • Handcuffs, Taser, OC spray, radio
  • Uniforms & boots
  • City-provided life, long-term disability insurance
  • Below average monthly premiums (medical, dental, vision)
  • Voluntary options – life, short-term disability, cancer, critical & accident
  • 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
  • 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)