Law Enforcement Careers

Register for the Jan. 8 Civil Service Exam

A motorcycle, cruiser and sport utility vehicle (SUV) used by the City of Denton Police DepartmentAs you consider employment with a police department, we encourage you to compare all the benefits each agency offers. In addition to the beginning base salary and top pay, these include:

  • The provision of equipment
  • Take-home cars
  • Longevity and incentive pay
  • Promotional and lateral transfer opportunities
  • Retirement packages

Retirement is offered through the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS). There is an employee contribution of 7%, and the City matches the employee contributions and interest 2:1 upon retirement. The Department issues officers protective vests and, if eligible, a take-home car. Officers can earn additional pay for levels of certification or education. The City of Denton also reimburses 100% of the employee's tuition at an accredited college or university.

If you have any questions regarding the Denton Police requirements, contact the Recruiting Unit at 940-349-7832 or by email.

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