Police Officer

About Our Department

The Rowlett Police Department is an innovative department with an authorized force of 80 sworn positions. The officers are equipped with the latest in high-tech equipment including touchscreen mobile computers, patrol rifles and in-car digital video cameras.

Police Officer Recruiting:

Applications are accepted as vacancies occur. Applications are only accepted online and only when an opening is actually available. To view current openings, please visit the City of Rowlett Human Resources page. To be notified of future openings you may complete a Job Interest Card.


Annual salary upon hire is $50,471 with 9 steps and a max out of $68,396.

Police Officer Pay Plan (PDF)

For a complete list of our benefits please visit our Human Resources.

Certification Pay

Officers receive additional supplemental pay based on their level of TCLEOSE Certification.

  • Intermediate TCLEOSE Certification $50 per month
  • Advanced TCLEOSE Certification $75 per month
  • Master TCLEOSE Certification $150 per month