Police

Mission
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.
Department Accreditation 
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.
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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
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.

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Employment
Our last Police Recruit Civil Service Entrance Examination was held on Saturday, December 19, 2015. The Plano Police Department hires officers from an eligibility list established by individuals who successfully complete the city of Plano Civil Service written test. This list is valid for 6 months or until it is exhausted. 

If you are interested in taking a future Civil Service Examination test for the position of Police Officer, please 
submit your name into an upcoming employment opportunity database with the City of Plano Police Department.
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