Employment

Qualifications
Boerne Police Department officer candidates must:
  • Be at least 21 years old by date of hire
  • Have a high school diploma or GED certificate (college hours are a plus)
  • Have a passing score on the state certification exam by date of hire
  • Have a valid Texas driver's license
  • Have completed the Basic Peace Officer Course by date of hire
  • Meet all prerequisites as set by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education
  • Pass an extensive Background Investigation
  • Pass a Written Exam
  • Pass a Physical Agility Test
  • Participate in an interview panel
  • Pass a Medical Exam
  • Pass a Psychological Exam (mandatory for new officer with no experience)
Reserves
Reserves must meet the same qualifications and pass the same testing as regular officers.

Written Examination
After filling out a basic City employment application, the candidate must take a written exam. Candidates are required to pass all portions of the exam in order to move on to the next step in the hiring process.

Physical Agility Requirements
View the Boerne Police Department's Physical Agility Standards.