The Richardson Police Department is currently hiring for:
Public Safety Telecommunicator (9-1-1 Dispatcher)
Lateral Transfer Public Safety Telecommunicator (9-1-1 Dispatcher)
Part-Time 9-1-1 Call Taker


There are currently no openings for the following positions. This page will be updated as more positions become available.
Apprentice Police Officer (academy recruit)
Lateral Entry Police Officer
Public Safety Officer


Police Officer Position:
We are currently accepting applications for the Apprentice Police Officer and Lateral Entry Police Officer position; however, the next test date has not been set. Applicants for these positions will be notified by email once the next test date is scheduled.

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 Public Safety Telecommunicator or Apprentice Police Officer.

Internship Opportunities:
Now accepting applications for the fall, 2020, semester. The Richardson Police Department offers non-paying internships during Fall and Spring semesters to university students majoring in Criminology, Criminal Justice or a field closely related to law enforcement. Click here to learn more about our internship program.


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


Recruiting Video


Police Academy - Chapter 1


Police Academy - Chapter 2

Police Academy - Chapter 3


 Ongoing Testing Video


Dispatcher Video