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Police Officer Information
Police Officer Information

All information in reference to eligibility, hiring, and benefits can be found on this website. For more information, call 281-554-1857.

Civil Service Test Registration
The next test is scheduled for January 28, 2017.  Check back to register. Fill out a Job Interest Form.


Thank you for your interest in becoming a League City Police Officer. A career with the League City Police Department is both exciting and personally fulfilling. We serve the largest city in Galveston County and are experiencing tremendous growth both within our community and our department. 

With this growth comes the opportunity to make a real difference in people’s lives. We are looking for role models who are committed to serving their community with professionalism, respect, integrity, dedication, and excellence. Only a few will have the privilege to wear the badge of a League City Police Officer. Do you have what it takes?

A Great Place to Work
League City Police Officers enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package including educational incentive pay, bilingual pay, paid vacations, and paid sick leave. In addition, we have comprehensive medical, dental, and retirement plans.

The Selection Process
The selection process is thorough and may take several weeks. All applicants must successfully pass each of the following phases in order to qualify for a position:
  • Applicants meet all City of League City eligibility requirements
  • Applicants take a written exam. Practice exam can be found here.
  • Applicants take a physical / functional capacity test
  • Applicants are interviewed by a oral review board
  • A background investigation is conducted
  • A polygraph examination is administered
  • A medical examination and drug testing is done
  • A psychological test and evaluation is performed
  • The applicant is hired

Personal History Packet

Anyone who passes the civil service exam and the physical assessment test is required to submit a personal history packet to continue with the hiring process. The deadline to submit the packet will be announced on the day of the exam. No packets will be accepted until after testing is completed. 

The packet should be completed fully and accurately. To ensure that the packet is submitted by the deadline, it is recommended that you begin completing the packet now. The completed packet and applicable required documents (listed on page 47) should be submitted to the Human Resources Department located at 300 West Walker by scheduling an appointment for drop-off at 281-554-1010.  ***Note:  If you have trouble opening the Personal History Statement packet, you will need to do one of the following:
1.  Try using a different browser:  Safari, Firefox, Mozilla, Chrome, or Internet Explorer
2.  Right click on the link and save the file to your desktop.  Open the file, complete the forms, and print.
3.  Install the proper Adobe add-on for the browser you are using to open the packet.

After Hiring
  • Certified applicants enter the field training program
  • Non-certified applicants are sent to a local police academy
  • Opportunities within the department

Our Department also offers the following career opportunities:
  •  Combined Area Response Team (SWAT)
  •  Commercial Motor Vehicle Enforcement
  •  Crime Analyst Officer
  •  Community Outreach 
  • Crime Prevention   
  •  Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Task Force  
  •  Detective
  •  Field Training Officer  
  •  Hostage Negotiator
  •  Motorcycle Officer
  •  Traffic Enforcement Officer
  •  Training Officer
  •  Bicycle Officer
  • K-9 Officer
  • Recruiting