Career Opportunities

The Frisco Police Department is a progressive law enforcement agency that is always in search of highly qualified, highly motivated employees. The department has many great opportunities for those wishing to be police officers, dispatchers, criminalists, detention officers, and more!

U.S. Census estimates in June of 2010 ranked Frisco as the fastest growing city in the nation, which means that its city services must grow at an equal rate. What does this mean for you? It means if you're interested in a career with a quickly growing, nationally accredited police agency that is a leader among police agencies in the north Dallas area, then the Frisco Police Department is the agency for you.

Recruiting & Training

The Recruiting Unit manages all facets of the hiring process for both sworn and non-sworn personnel. Please review all of the hiring process information provided below prior to contacting a background investigator.

Police officers currently top out at $88,836 (not including incentives). Officers normally progress through the pay steps at a rate of one step per year, with the exception of the first year of service when officers move through two steps. Police Officers also receive certification pay for some specialized skills and certificates.

Lateral Transfer Program

Our department has a Lateral Transfer Program for currently certified Texas Peace Officers, as well as out-of-state officers, who meet certain criteria. Please see the Combined Police Pay Plan for more information.

Certificate/Incentive Pay

In addition to providing highly competitive salary and benefits, our department also offers numerous forms of incentive pay to both sworn and civilian employees. Please see the Combined Police Pay Plan for more information.

City of Frisco Benefits

The City of Frisco offers numerous benefits for its employees including comprehensive medical and dental plans. City employees receive some of the best benefits in the state.

The Frisco Police Department is an equal opportunity and "at-will" employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, marital status, military or veteran status, the presence of the medical condition, or any other legally protected status.