As of 08/26/2015 the City of Huntsville will no longer accept paper applications. You will have to apply online, by logging onto here.
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
The Huntsville Police Department is now accepting applications for Certified Peace Officers ONLY. Certified Peace Officers have already attended an accredited Police Academy and graduated. We will also accept applications from Cadets currently in Police Academy. The application submission deadline is Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 11:59PM. Please click here to apply.
Each applicant must successfully complete the following:
Applicant Interview Board
Should you not be a Certified Police Officer the Huntsville Police Department will pay a salary to you at the recruit level and pay for your attendance at a local police academy of our choice. Once you have successfully passed the academy and become a Certified Police Officer you will enter into our Field Training Program at the Police Officer level. Intensive Field Training will last a minimum of 12 weeks.
Upon your offer of employment if you are a Certified Police Officer with the State of Texas you will immediately enter Field Training. During this time you will be assigned with a Field Training Officer.
As your career develops, promotional opportunities of the rank of Senior Officer, Sergeant and Lieutenant become available.
As an Officer you may qualify to join our specialized teams such as:
Advanced Accident Investigation
As a Senior Officer, you can become a detective and conduct detailed investigations in such areas as burglary, robbery, homicide, auto theft and sexual assaults.
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