Patrol Officer Job – Town of Tye

The Tye City Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Patrol Constable. We are a small, but proactive department in West Abilene, and we are community oriented. Below are the following benefits and requirements that we offer and require.


Take-along vehicle, if you reside within 25 miles of the city limits.

Department issued uniforms and boot allowance.

Pistol, rifle and shotgun issued by the department.

Pay starts at $18.00 per hour (with higher pay depending on qualifications) and increases after completion of the FTO.

12 hour Panamanian style schedule.

Retirement from TMRS and each officer vests after 5 years.

The employer provided health, dental and vision insurance.


(A background:

(1) Has never been convicted of a domestic violence offence;

(2) Not prohibited by federal or state law from operating a motor vehicle, with a current and valid Texas driver’s license;

(3) Not prohibited by state or federal law from possessing firearms or ammunition;

(4) A US citizen;

(5) Honorable discharge from military service, if applicable; and

(5) Pass a background check:

(a) Has never been convicted of a criminal offense greater than a class B misdemeanor within the past 10 years, or currently under court-ordered supervision or probation for such an offence.

(B) Education:

(1) Must possess a Texas Peace Officer’s License; and

(2) A General Education Development (GED) test indicating high school level;

(3) A high school graduate; Where

(4) 12 semester hour credit from an accredited college or university.

(C) Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

Work is performed in a standard office environment and in the field to conduct investigative and tactical situations; may be exposed to physical attacks, hazardous chemicals, infectious and communicable diseases; necessary to physically restrain people; subjected to long periods of intense concentration in crime scene examination, special investigations and the preparation of law enforcement reports. Must maintain a level of physical fitness consistent with Ministry standards.

(D) Personal History Statement and City of Tye Employment Application Required:

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