Be a Part Of Our Team!

The City of Roanoke, Texas Police Department is not currently accepting applications for the position of police officer. 

We invite you to visit to see what policing is all about.  


  • U.S. Citizen
  • Twenty-one (21) years of age
  • High School Diploma or GED, and thirty hours of college with a GPA of 2.0 or higher, or three years active military, or two years full time law enforcement experience
  • Must comply with TCOLE minimum standards for licensing
  • Team Oriented


  • Patrol
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Traffic Division
  • Bicycle Patrol
  • Community Services
  • S.W.A.T.
  • School Resource Officer


  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Loyalty
  • Courage
  • Compassion
  • Fairness / Equality
  • Leadership


  • Starting Salary: $57,407- Certified, $50,185 - Recruit
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Vacation/Sick Time Buy Back
  • Longevity Pay
  • TMRS Contribution 2-1
  • Weapon/Leather Gear Provided
  • Tailored Uniforms
  • Dry Cleaning of Uniforms
  • TCOLE Certification Pay
  • Education Pay

Applicants must be able to pass a written exam, physical ability test, comprehensive background interview and investigation, oral review board, and medical and psychological exams. For more information contact Detective S. Pettigrew at 817-491-6052 or by email.

Physical Abilities Test Requirements

     1. Cardiovascular assessment/Aerobic Capacity 1.5 mile run 16:28 time requirement
     2. Anaerobic Power / Sprinting Ability 300 meter sprint 1:11 time requirement
     3. Muscular Endurance Test / Lower Body Endurance
    1:00 time requirement 29 sit-ups
     4. Muscular Endurance Test / Upper Body Endurance
    No time requirement; must rest in up position 25 push-ups