What are the minimum qualifications for employment?

When applying for employment as a Schertz Police Officer, the applicant must:

  • Be between 21 and 45 years of age
  • Be a U.S citizen
  • Have a high school diploma, GED, or 12 college hours from an accredited college or university
  • Be of good moral character
  • Pass a basic police service examination
  • Be in good physical condition
  • Be considered for selection by an oral interview board
  • Pass a detailed and in-depth background investigation
  • Pass a polygraph examination
  • Pass a medical and psychological examination
  • If prior military, the applicant must have an "Honorable" character of service discharge or other discharge that does not indicate any less than honorable character of service

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1. How do I become a Texas Peace Officer?
2. What if I'm already a commissioned peace officer from another state?
3. Does the Schertz Police Department have a police academy?
4. How do I become a Schertz Police Officer?
5. What are the minimum qualifications for employment?
6. What are disqualifications for employment?
7. What benefits are offered as an employee?
8. Where can I obtain an application?
9. I still have questions. Whom can I contact to obtain more information?
10. What is the hiring processes?