Irving Police Careers

Now is an exciting time to begin a career with the City of Irving Police Department, as the city has experienced explosive growth, and the department will continue to hire new officers in the coming years. This growth will allow new police officers, communication officers, and detention officers the ability to gain valuable seniority that is considered for shift preference, transfers within the department and promotion eligibility.

Irving Detention Officer


The Irving Police Department is looking for the best and brightest individuals who have the aptitude, responsibility and commitment to assist this community and make a positive difference. A career with the Irving Police Department offers challenges, excitement, variety, teamwork and job satisfaction, as well as opportunities for special assignments, career development and promotions.

Officers stop by a past National Night Out event to meet and talk with Irving residents.

Career Security

A career with the Irving Police Department offers security. The city is financially sound and its city government is committed to maintaining police salary and benefits at competitive levels. This commitment, combined with state civil service protection and other generous benefits, such as vacation, sick time, family illness leave and many others, make a career with Irving an obvious choice.

Learn more about the qualifications to determine eligibility. 

Now is the perfect time to sign up and be a part of the Irving team! Projected retirements within the next five to 10 years will open doors for many officers on the Irving force.

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