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The Keller Police Department is a value-driven, nationally accredited organization committed to excellence and partnering with the community to make Keller a better place to live, visit and conduct business.

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The Keller Police Department is a member of PACT - Police Agency Combined Testing, partnering with the cities of Hurst and North Richland Hills for physical agility and written testing.

Please visit www.pacttest.com
to stay informed about future test dates.


Anyone interested in being a candidate MUST be a candidate in the PACT process.

Police Officer compensation:

 Step Hourly Rate
Annual Equivalent
 1 $26.88
$55,910.40
 2 $27.42
$57,033.60
 3 $27.97
$58,177.60
 4 $28.53
$59,342.40
 5 $29.10
$60,528.00
 6 $29.68
$61,734.40
7
$30.27
$62,961.60
8
$30.88
$64,230.40
9
$31.50 $65,520.00
10
$32.13
$66,830.40
11
$32.77
$68,161.60
12
$33.43
$69,534.40
13
$34.10
$70,928.00

Minimum requirements for application:

  • Minimum of 21 years of age at time of hire (no maximum age for employment)
  • HS diploma/GED; minimum of 30 college hours with a min. GPA of 2.0 from a TCOLE accredited college or university, OR be honorably discharged from the military within one year of initial pre-employment test date after completing two or more years of active duty.
  • Valid Texas Driver's License, or the ability to obtain within 30 days of employment
  • United States of America citizenship
  • No DWI/DUID convictions within the last 10 years
  • No Class B or above misdemeanor convictions within the last five years
  • No felony convictions
  • No assault convictions against a family member regardless of penalty grade; cannot be the subject of a court-issued protective order
  • No TCOLE license denials or revocations, or voluntary surrender of license
  • Honorable Discharge from Armed Forces (if a veteran)

Application Process:

  • All applicants interested in the City of Keller will be required to successfully pass all elements of the PACT testing process
  • All applicants will be required to complete and submit by appropriate deadlines a PACT pre-application
  • PACT information, additional requirements, and all necessary application forms are available at www.pacttest.com

Examination Components:

  • All candidates for police officer/police recruit positions must undergo an exhaustive background investigation and thorough testing
  • Physical Agility Test: rowing machine exercise
  • General Aptitude written examination for Entry-Level Police Officer

More Information: 

For more information on the Keller Police Department and its recruiting efforts, contact Sgt. Chad Allen at 817-743-4541, callen@cityofkeller.com, or contact HR Employment Specialist Melanie Curl at 817-743-4045, mcurl@cityofkeller.com.  

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