The Frisco Police Department has a variety of civilian, non-sworn positions within the agency that range from detention officers to records clerks. Civilian personnel play a crucial role in the agency's success as a leading-edge police department.
Career advancement exists in many of the civilian positions in the form of competitive promotions to supervisory positions. Below is a list of some of the non-sworn positions that exist in the Frisco Police Department. In order to see a list of current openings, view the Apply for a Position section of our site.
Crime Analyst - The crime analyst is responsible for the collection, analysis, and dissemination of crime trends. Analysts work closely with officers and detectives to formulate proactive strategies to eliminate the identified trends.
Criminalist - Similar to what's seen on popular TV shows like CSI, criminalists process crime scenes, examine evidence, work with latent fingerprint technologies, testify in court, and much more. Frisco PD's criminalists work in a state-of-the-art crime lab and utilize a purpose-built mobile crime scene lab to perform their work out in the field at major crime scenes.
Detention Officer - The Frisco City Jail employs a number of detention officers to maintain the facility, ensure the safety and security of prisoners, perform transports and other prisoner business, as well as a number of other duties assigned to the detention facility. Frisco detention officers are certified jailers in the State of Texas.
Dispatcher - The Communications Division handles all 911 and non-emergency calls placed to the department and is responsible for dispatching not only police, but also the city's fire department. Dispatchers work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year in order to be available for whatever call comes into the police department, emergency or not.
Property & Evidence Technician - An inordinate amount of property and evidence is collected and entered into the department's evidence storage facility each and every day. It's the role of the property and evidence technicians to organize, file, and maintain the vast amount of articles that can range from narcotics and weapons to bicycles and forged currency.
Public Service Officer - Public Service Officers (PSOs) are police aides that perform a variety of roles for the department. PSOs assigned to the Operations Bureau perform fleet maintenance, deploy apparatus such as SkyWatch, radar trailers, etc., and assist during special events. Services Bureau PSOs serve as quartermasters, assist the Community Services Division in its role as liaison with the public, and much more.
Records Clerk - Records clerks are normally the first person that people see and speak with when they come to the police department. These dedicated professionals are responsible for the maintenance of all police records, documents, and permitting.
Victim Advocate - Providing a voice for victims, the department's victim advocates provide counseling, guidance, and even support during trial and post-offense events. Advocates provide a myriad of services to victims that is outlined in the Victim's Assistance section of our web site.