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Police Officer

Employer: Lubbock Police Department
Posted: May 12, 2016


Carries out special assignments in the protection of life and property. Protects life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. Answers calls and complaints involving accidents, robberies, burglaries, fires, misdemeanors, and felonies. Renders first aid at crime scenes; assists or conducts preliminary investigations; apprehends suspects; gathers evidence; obtains witness names; obtains statements; makes arrests; and transports suspects. Investigates automobile accidents and checks stolen automobile reports. Prevents crime. Performs work in accordance with department rules and regulations. Performs routine patrol, traffic regulations, and preliminary investigations. Performs duties in patrol cruisers, motorcycles, or on foot. Performs duties which may involve danger, and which require officers to act without supervision in the exercise of independent judgment in meeting emergencies. Keeps records and prepares activity reports. Testifies in court as needed. Performs related duties as required.

Be at least 20 1/2 years of age (20 years, plus 182 days); and not have reached 45 years of age on the day of the entrance examination. Possess a high school diploma or a G.E.D. certificate. Be a United States Citizen. Possess a valid driver’s license not in jeopardy of suspension. No driver’s license suspension within the last 2 years. No more than 2 moving violation convictions within the last 12 months and no more than 5 moving violation convictions within the last 24 months. Be covered by a current motor vehicle liability insurance policy. A valid Texas driver’s license will be required at the time of appointment. Not have been convicted of a “Class B” misdemeanor or its equivalent within the last one hundred twenty (120) months. Not have been convicted of a “Class A” misdemeanor or any felony. Not be on probation for a criminal offense above the grade of “Class C” misdemeanor. Not be under indictment for a felony.  


Academy, Monday- Thursday: 0700-1700


$22.52/Hr. (@ beginning of academy)


Email Richard Sosa at or call  806-775-3884. Address: 508 Davis Drive Lubbock, TX 79416