The Royse City Police Department is seeking high quality men and women from all backgrounds who are looking for a challenge and share our commitment to community service.  If you are interested in a career in law enforcement and want to make a positive impact on our community, please consider joining our ranks.

Minimum Requirements:  Must be 21 years old with a minimum of 30 hours from an accredited college, or three years military or law enforcement experience, TCOLE Basic Peace Officer certification preferred.


Police OfficerStep #1 $56,746.64Top Out with 3% lump $76,263.75
SergeantStep #1 $68,663.44Top Out with 3% lump $92,277.92
LieutenantStep #1 $83,082.76Top Out with 3% lump $111,656.29

Signing bonus, $3000.00:  Three step plan: Upon Hire $1000.00; Exit FTO $1000.00; Release of probation period $1000.00.

Hiring Process:  Applicants with no police experience must pass entrance exam and physical agility requirements before entering into hiring process.  Applicants currently working as a law enforcement officers do not have to take entrance exam or physical agility and will be contacted by a representative to start the hiring process when their application is received.

Lateral Program: One (1) Step Pay Increase for every two years as a licensed Police Officer up to Step 5 of the Pay Scale.

Education Pay: Associates – $900 per year   /     Bachelor’s Degree – $1200 per year   /     Master $2400 per year

Certificate Pay: Intermediate – $600 per year   /    Advanced – $1200 per year   /    Masters – $1800 per year

Medical, and Vision Insurance: 100% City Provided for employee and competitive rates for family

Holiday Pay: 11 paid holidays

Work Schedule: Officers assigned to patrol duties work 12-hour shifts.

Shift Differential: $650.00 per year for working deep nights.

Bilingual Pay:  $2,080.00 per year

Uniforms/Equipment: All equipment and uniforms provided and uniform cleaning paid for

Retirement: Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) – 14% contribution by City – 20-year retirement, 5-year vesting


For More information regarding the hiring process please visit  or contact Lt. Nick Dial at