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If your registration form was received by Plano Police, you will be notified via email within 5 to 7 business days. This notification will let you know if you have qualified for the exam or if you have been disqualified.
Please check your junk mail if you do not receive the email. Rely on your fax machine's confirmation report to know if your fax was received, do not call to verify.
The Civil Service Test (police entrance exam) is a general aptitude test. The type of questions are determined by the City of Plano Human Resources department.
Information about upcoming Civil Service Tests can be found on the main police department webpage and additional information about the hiring process can be found on the employment page of the City of Plano.
To sign up for the Civil Service Test, visit the employment site for eligibility and testing information.
Police Officer Recruits for the City of Plano must have a Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university by their hire date.
In lieu of a college degree, we will accept applicants who have earned at least 60 college semester hours from an accredited institution by hire date in addition to having three (3) years active military service or two (2) years full-time, paid sworn law enforcement experience.
Current salary information for Police Officers in Plano can be found on the Benefits and Salaries section of the Employment tab on the City website, or on the City of Plano's Compensation Plan
Civil Service rules and regulations prohibit lateral transfer to the Plano Police Department from other agencies.
Visit the Texas Commission on Law Enforcements Officer Standards and Education (TCLEOSE) website for more information about challenging the exam if you are not currently a licensed Peace Officer in Texas.
Yes, you have to be a U.S. Citizen to be a Plano Police officer
The age requirements for the Plano Police exam are:
You can find information about non-officer jobs with the Plano Police Department on the Human Resources page