Career Opportunity

The City of Edgewood is accepting applications for the position of Patrol Officer

Posted 06/03/2024

The Edgewood Police Department serves a population of approximately 1,530 residents.

Applicants must have their TCOLE certification, pass a comprehensive background check, and have a very strong community policing philosophy. Duties would include but are not limited to patrolling city streets, traffic enforcement, answering calls for service, conducting investigations, and enforcing Federal and State laws as well as City Ordinances.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • High School graduation or its equivalent
  • Six months experience as a law enforcement officer in Texas preferred but not required


  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities, and satisfies state statutes.

Certificates and Licenses Required

  • Basic certification by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.
  • Valid Texas motor vehicle operator’s license and have good driving skills and the capability of being insured by the City’s liability insurance carrier.
  • Must be able to pass a physical examination, background investigation, drug screen, and psychological test.

Compensation:  Paid holidays, sick, vacation, health insurance and 401k retirement. Salary based on qualifications.

Position will be posted until filled.

Mail: P.O. Box 735, Edgewood, Texas 75117

ATTN: Chief John Morrison
In Person: 105 NE Front Street, Edgewood, Texas 75117 (May also be dropped off at 107 NE Front Street, Edgewood, Texas 75117)


The City of Edgewood is an Equal Opportunity Employer