Who is ready to Serve with the best? KPD is one of 170 Recognized Police Departments within the State of Texas, and we are looking for self-motivated professionals who want to join our team and make a difference. Our dual philosophy means that we believe in a hard-hitting approach to crime while at the same time fostering a community partnership with our great citizens. Ranked as the #59th Safest City in Texas (population over 10,000), with a laid back environment, Kilgore is a conservative city located in beautiful East Texas. If you have what it takes, please register for our entrance examination.
Our patrol unit works 12 hour shifts with every other weekend off. When available, we also offer take-home cars for those who live within the city limits or those with special assignments. We provide our staff with the best equipment a department can buy. Police Officer starting pay is $44,170-$49,696 DOE.
To sign up, you must notify us of your intent to take the written exam scheduled for December 8, 2020 by providing us with your name, address and telephone number using one of the following methods:
The deadline to notify us of your intent to test is Friday, November 20, 2020 at 3pm.
For more information and requirements/qualifications, please see the Police Officer Test Notification Posting.
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