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Baytown Police Department

(Recruiting Video)

Law Enforcement - Police Position Application Information - Patrol Officer

Application period is closed.

The DEADLINE to submit an application for the 2019-2020 fiscal year is closed.

Civil Service Test will be held on April 15, 2019.

The Written Test usually starts at 9:00 a. m. on April 15th, and the Agility Test is mostly held later that same day for those that pass the written test.

Beginning salary $61,455 (effective 10-01-2018)

Here are the minimum requirements:

 21 years of age to take the entrance exam and less than 45 years of age at the time of appointment (sworn in) as a police officer, and    

  • High school diploma/GED & one of the following:
  1. An active Texas peace officer’s license with less than a two year break in service prior to taking the entrance examination; OR
  2. Has successfully completed a Basic Peace Officer’s course and is eligible for licensing at the time of the entrance examination; OR
  3. Successfully completed a minimum of 45 hours at an accredited college or university with at least a 2.0 grade average on a 4.0 scale; OR
  4. 24 months active military service with an Honorable Discharge. CANNOT have a re-enlistment code of RE-4.

Complete an Interest Card Here

(An interest card is not an application. Completing an interest card will notify you of our next test.)

Officer Ron Ellis                         Officer Jeremy Cox
281-420-5354                               281-420-6660      

Pre-Employment Agility Test

Agility Test VIDEO

Extensive Functions Test After Background 

• 220 – Age = Max Allowed Heart Rate
• So noted is 85% of the max, but not factored in
• Initial Blood Pressure 159/99 or less allowed