The Richardson Police Department is currently hiring for:
Apprentice Police Officer (academy recruit)
Lateral Transfer Police Officer
Public Safety Telecommunicator (9-1-1 Dispatcher)
Lateral Transfer Public Safety Telecommunicator (9-1-1 Dispatcher)

Ongoing Testing:
The Richardson Police Department offers an ongoing test option for police officer applicants. It is now possible to apply for the position of Apprentice Police Officer and take the civil service exam when it's convenient for you, no more waiting for the next scheduled test date. 

Application Process:
When you have decided you are ready to apply, please visit the City of Richardson's Human Resources webpage. A recruiter will contact you in 2-3 business days after receiving your application. Please do not submit a resume, it is not needed for the position of Police Officer.


Training with the Richardson Police Department SWAT Team courtesy of Channel 5, NBC News