What are disqualifications for employment?

The following items are considered disqualifications for police service within the Schertz Police Department:

  • A conviction of any family violence related offense
  • Prohibited by any state or federal law from operating a motor vehicle
  • Prohibited by any state or federal law from possessing firearms or ammunition
  • Any discharge from the United States Armed Forces with a less than honorable character of service including specifically: under other than honorable conditions, bad conduct, dishonorable, or any other characterization of service indicating bad character
  • Currently charged with any criminal offense for which a conviction would be a bar to TCOLE licensure
  • Have ever had court-ordered community supervision or probation for any criminal offense above the grade of a class 'B' misdemeanor
  • Have had court-ordered community supervision or probation for any class 'B' misdemeanor offense within the past 10 years
  • Have ever been convicted of any criminal offense above the grade of a class 'B' misdemeanor
  • Have had a conviction for any class 'B' misdemeanor offense within the past 10 years

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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. Does the Schertz Police Department have a police academy?
11. I still have questions. Whom can I contact to obtain more information?
12. What is the hiring processes?