If you want to make a difference by being involved in your community, performing a valuable service and adding to the quality of life, then the Waco Police Department is the place for you.
Our Mission is to provide services to the Waco Community with professionalism, integrity, accountability and respect, to preserve life and property, to enforce the law within the framework of the Constitution and to work in partnership with the community to enhance the quality of life in Waco.
Next Test Date:
(None scheduled at this time. Please check back periodically.)
How to Apply:
All applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in order to apply. The completed Preliminary Application and attached Physical Fitness Assessment Waiver must be signed before a notary and returned to the Personnel Office in person or mail to:
Waco Police Department / Personnel Office
721 North 4th Street
Waco, Texas 76701
After completion and return of the application, you are required to keep the Personnel Unit informed of any changes (address, phone numbers, etc.). Failure to do so could result in your disqualification. The Waco Police Department accepts no responsibility for lost, delayed or misdirected mail.
Any one who does not have a preliminary application on file in the Waco Police Department Personnel Office will not be allowed to take the Civil Service Entrance Exam.
The study booklet will be made available to applicants who have a Preliminary Application on file. The booklet includes examples of material covered on the Civil Service Entrance Exam and is designed to assist you in preparing for the examination. Study booklets can also be downloaded in a printable .pdf format.
All applicants who score 70% or higher will be ranked on an Eligibility List based on their score. Tied scores will be ranked according to Civil Service Rules. All other phases of the selection process are either Pass or Fail.
To contact us about career opportunities in law enforcement:
Waco Police Department, Personnel & Recruiting Unit
721 N. 4th Street
Waco, Texas 76701
or call (254) 750-7510 or 1-800-299-JOBS (5627)
Monday through Friday 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
THE CITY OF WACO IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.