Internship Opportunities

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Hands-on experience. Insight. Partnership.

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.

Applicant Requirements:

Acceptable criminal background and driving history

Passed polygraph test and drug screen

2.5/4.0 minimum GPA

18+ years of age

U.S. citizen

Senior or graduate level standing in a field of study related to law enforcement

Enrollment for class credit from a university

Signed confidentiality agreement


Timeline:                                                                                                                                      Application Deadline: Monday, November 18th, 2019 (by 5pm)                                                Internships Begin: Tuesday, January 21st, 2020


To apply, submit a resume, transcript, introductory letter and completed Richardson Police Department Application for Internship form to

RPD Intern Application Form 2020