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 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 with a 70% or higher 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.