If you've always wanted to be in law enforcement, here is your chance. The Texarkana Arkansas Police Department is getting ready to hire and has scheduled a Civil Service Test for the position of Police Officer on Saturday, October 10, 2020.

According to a press release and the TAPD Facebook page, when you become a police officer for the TAPD the salary is between $40,188 - $54,008. To apply, you must be at least 21 years of age and a U.S Citizen with a valid Driver’s License

You must also
- Pass the written exam and a physical assessment and have No felony convictions.

Oh, and there are some really great work benefits too!:

- 13 days holiday pay totaling $2009.42 is added to base salary each year

- Yearly step Increases during your first five years

- 15 days paid vacation annually increases with tenure

- 20 days paid sick leave annually unlimited accrual

- 11 hour shift with 4 and 5 day weekends *

- College education incentive pay after 1st year - Maximum is $1536 per year

- Certificate pay - Maximum is $1440 per year

- Longevity pay up to 25 years of service – Maximum is $1875 per year

- Affordable Health Insurance - $500 deductible & affordable family coverage

- Arkansas LOPFI Retirement with 3% annual COLA

- Take your health & family insurance coverage with you at retirement

- Uniforms, equipment, and firearms are furnished

- Weight room and physical fitness facility at no charge

- Prior police, veteran, & language preference points available

For more information, you can contact the TAPD Personnel Officer -Corporal Kitteile Potts by email at kpotts@txkusa.org or call (903) 798-3125 You can also get an application online at http://arkpolice.txkusa.org/

Minority and Female Applicants are encouraged to Apply
Texarkana Arkansas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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