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Lateral Transfers
Base $58,639
1 year experience $61,568
2 years experience $64,646
3 years experience $67,884
4 years experience $71,269
5 years experience $74,841
 
APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • Lateral transfer officers working in a patrol capacity at a Texas agency with less than 100 people goes up one step for every two years of experience. (up to five years).
  • Lateral transfer officers working in a patrol capacity at a Texas agency with more than 100 people goes up one step for every one year of experience (up to five years).
  • Lateral transfer officers from other states will be considered on a case by case basis.

Incentives:

  • Academy- Not required to go back through basic peace officer academy. As long as your TCOLE license is current.
  • In-Service training- Reduced down to 2 - 5 weeks, depending on your level of TCOLE licensure.
  • Field Training- May be reduced from 17 weeks down to 8 weeks, depending on officers level of licensure and previous patrol experience.