Plano Police Department Accepting Applications for Officer Recruit Role

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The Plano Police Department has announced that it is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer Recruit.

According to Plano police, a civil service examination will be held on March 5, 2022 and completed applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m. on February 17, 2022.

The department said candidates must be highly motivated, ethical, and dedicated to the Plano Police Department's mission statement.

Additional requirements include a United States citizenship, being at least 21 years of age, a Bachelor's degree, 60 college hours plus three years of active military duty or two years of full-time law enforcement experience, a valid driver license, and no felony or class A or B misdemeanor convictions within the last 10 years.

Candidates must pass the civil service test, a background check, a fitness ability exam, medical exam, and psychological exam, police said.

According to the department, prior law enforcement experience is not required.

The starting pay begins at $70,055 per year and within 36 months after being certified as a police officer, pay increases to $94,344 per year.

For more information on the application process, filing deadlines, requirements, and compensation plan, please visit the Plano Police Department's employment webpage.

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