Career Opportunities

The Frisco Police Department is a progressive law enforcement agency that is always in search of well qualified, highly motivated employees. Our department offers many great opportunities for individuals looking to be a police officer, dispatcher, criminalist, detention officer, and more.

In 2018, Frisco topped MONEY Magazine's prestigious list of the "50 Best Places to Live in America". Every year, to make this list, MONEY researchers looked at cities with a population of 50,000 or more, weighing factors like housing, health and safety, diversity, cost of living, quality of life, education, and local amenities. In its analysis, MONEY noted Frisco's "outstanding public schools" and public-private partnerships, "arrangements that bring high-level sports, art and technology to the Texas town"

What does this mean for you? It means if you're interested in a career with a nationally accredited police agency that is a leader among departments in the north Dallas area, and one that is growing at an incredible rate affording a multitude of opportunities, then the Frisco Police Department is the agency for you.  Join our family today!

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The Recruiting Unit manages all facets of the hiring process for both sworn and non-sworn personnel. Please review all of the hiring process information provided below prior to contacting a background investigator.

Police officers currently top out at $88,836 (not including incentives). Officers normally progress through the pay steps at a rate of one step per year, with the exception of the first year of service when officers move through two steps. Police Officers also receive certification pay for some specialized skills and certificates.

See our Recruiting Flyer (PDF) for additional information. 

Lateral Transfer Program

Our department has a Lateral Transfer Program for currently certified Texas Peace Officers, as well as out-of-state officers, who meet certain criteria. Please see the Combined Police Pay Plan (PDF) for more information.

Certificate/Incentive Pay

In addition to providing highly competitive salary and benefits, our department also offers numerous forms of incentive pay to both sworn and civilian employees. Please see the Combined Police Pay Plan (PDF) for more information.

City of Frisco Benefits

The City of Frisco offers numerous benefits for its employees including comprehensive medical and dental plans. City employees receive some of the best benefits in the state.

The Frisco Police Department is an equal opportunity and "at-will" employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, marital status, military or veteran status, the presence of the medical condition, or any other legally protected status.