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A limited amount of Applicant Preparation Guides are available for free. These will be given on a first come, first serve basis. For information contact Sgt. D.M. Hampton at 903-892-7365



The civil service entrance exam scheduled for this Saturday Oct. 28 at Sherman High School has been cancelled. A makeup test date will be announced as soon as a new date is set.

Law enforcement is a noble profession and a rewarding career choice for anyone looking to give back to his or her community. It is a job with serious responsibilities, but the reward is having a job that really counts.

The following steps make up the hiring process:

Stage 1 – Submit Application (Online Application Below)
Stage 2 – Take the Civil Service Entrance Exam
Stage 3 – Physical Ability Test (Physical Ability Test Events)
Stage 4 – Background Investigation
Stage 5 – Applicant Interview Board
Stage 6 – Polygraph and Psychological Assessment
Stage 7 – Physical Exam
Stage 8 – Chief’s Interview
Stage 9 – Completion of Police Academy (if required)
Stage 10 – Recruit/FTO Training

Each stage of the process must be passed before the applicant progresses to the next stage.

If you are interested in obtaining further information, please visit the following links:

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Registration Questionnaire

Questionnaires are no longer being accepted at this time.