Our mission is to provide outstanding police services, in partnership with the community, to maintain a safe environment that contributes to the quality of life.
The City of Plano Police Department is proud to have been accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) since 1992. In November 2015, the Department received its seventh re-accreditation by successfully completing the Advanced Law Enforcement program.
A Meritorious Service award, given to agencies with 15 or more continuous years as an accredited agency, was also presented to the Plano Police Department at that time. View more information regarding our accreditation status.
Our last Police Recruit Civil Service Entrance Examination was held on Saturday, August 5, 2017.
If you are interested in taking a future Civil Service Examination test for the position of Police Officer, please submit your nameinto an upcoming employment opportunity database with the City of Plano Police Department.
Drug Take Back Initiative
On October 28, 2017, the Plano Police Department, in a collaborative effort with the Drug Enforcement Agency, will provide a unified opportunity for the public to surrender expired, unwanted, or unused pharmaceutical controlled substances and other medications for destruction.The following locations in Plano will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m:Clark High School, Plano East Senior High School, Plano Senior High School, Plano West Senior High School. More information may be obtained from the Public Information Office or by calling (972) 941-2433.
Open Carry and Campus Carry in Texas
In accordance with House Bill 910, Texans will be allowed to carry handguns in plain view starting January 1, 2016. To help citizens understand these changes, the Plano Police department has compiled some answers to our most Frequently Asked Questions.
This information is only intended to provide general information about the changes involving open carry and campus carry. The laws pertaining to firearms in Texas can be complex so make sure that you have a thorough understanding of what is allowed by both Texas and federal law.