Career Opportunities

Hiring Tracks
The Police Department works closely with the city's director of Human Resources to recruit candidates for a career with the Missouri City Police Department. The department offers two primary hiring tracks:

  • Track 1 is for state certified officers who must have a current active peace officer license issued by Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Education (TCOLE).
  • Track 2 is for police cadets who must have a four year degree or be a veteran of the U.S. military with at least two years of full time continuous military service.

Application Process
Then, all applicant's must be able to successfully complete a:

  • Comprehensive background investigation
  • Interview board
  • Physical ability examination
  • Written test

Once an applicant has passed the first section of exams, the applicant must complete a polygraph exam, a medical and drug screen exam, and psychological exam.

If you are interested in an exciting career in law enforcement, contact Human Resources by calling 281.403.8500. Missouri City is an equal opportunity employer.