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Posted on: January 15, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Become a Benbrook Police Officer

The Benbrook Police Department currently has openings for the position of Police Officer.
Civil service testing for this valued position takes place on Saturday, February 22, 2014. Interested candidates should submit test application material by February 10.

Police officers in Benbrook work in a progressive, service-oriented environment. Law enforcement careers offer opportunities to serve the community, safeguard the public, and embark on a rewarding lifetime career. Police officers earn and enjoy respect and proud standing in the community. A police officer’s job is rarely routine, and often adventurous.

Working for the Benbrook Police Department offers unique advantages and benefits. A stable and growing department, Benbrook PD is nationally recognized with several ‘Voice of the People’ awards for service excellence*. The Benbrook Police Department is also a ‘Recognized Law Enforcement Agency’ by the Texas Police Chiefs Association Law Enforcement Recognition Program. Benbrook was the 36th law enforcement agency in Texas, and the first in Tarrant County to earn this coveted award.

Police Chief James Mills notes, “Benbrook offers an officer a solid career and enviable benefits. We welcome applicants who have a strong desire to serve our community with character and integrity.”

As a smaller city (population 22K), this neighborly community enjoys a low crime rate, and an active volunteer citizen patrol program.

A signing bonus of $5000 is available to certified police officers. Benbrook’s compensation package includes generous salaries, retirement benefits to include Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) and 457 deferred compensation plans, and vacation/holidays/sick leave.

For complete information on testing, qualifications, job description, benefits and hiring process, go to

The Benbrook Visitor’s Center, 911 Winscott Road, will soon highlight the Benbrook Police Department, providing information to interested candidates.


*International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and the National Research Center.

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