The Houston Police Department is now accepting applications for both entry level and lateral police officer positions. Classes are anticipated to begin after July 1, 2017. The application process will take approximately 90 days to complete. Out-of-state applicants will be required to travel to Houston one time in order to complete the application process. To apply, go to the Application Process link above and follow the instructions.
If you are interested in a career with HPD and would like to be kept informed of future recruiting events, please complete the interest card to be added to our email contact list.
An August lateral class has been added to the upcoming classes for those applicants with at least 3 years prior law enforcement experience (in addition to one of the minimum qualifications listed under the “Requirements Page”).