Lateral Entry Program

The Garland Police Department has a Lateral Entry Program for experienced peace officers. An experienced peace officer may be eligible to attend an abbreviated academy at the Garland Police Academy and get paid for their experience. If you qualify for the Lateral Program, your salary will correspond with your experience.

For more information call 972-487-7358 or toll free 1-888-670-7932 or e-mail Officer R. Jones at GPDRecruiting@garlandtx.gov