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Apply to Become a Garland Police Officer

The Garland Police Department (GPD) is accepting online applications for police officers through 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6. The next entrance exam will take place at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21.

Click here to see minimum requirements, compensation information and to apply for the position. Applicants may call Officer R.C. Jones at 972-487-7358 with any questions, or email GPDRecruiting@GarlandTX.gov.

A Lateral Entry Program is available to applicants with qualifying current or prior experience as a police officer. Learn more by calling toll free 1-888-670-7932 or email GPDRecruiting@GarlandTX.gov.

Accept the challenge! Click here to watch the GPD recruitment video, or here for a look into what it’s like to go through the police academy.