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The Longview Police Department is a progressive law enforcement agency that is always in search of highly qualified, highly motivated employees. The department has many great opportunities for those wishing to be police officers.

We are currently accepting applications for officers starting at $63,090.17.  All applications need to be completely filled out, including work history, education, and contacts with Law Enforcement.  After submitting the application, only qualified applicants will receive an invitation for testing by email.

Hiring Incentive of $3,000.00  Once you are hired, you will receive an initial $1,500.00 incentive and another $1,500.00 incentive upon successful completion of the Field Training Program.

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The Community We Serve

  1. We are committed to working with our citizens to address those issues which affect the quality of life in our community. Programs such as our neighborhood and business crime watch groups, Citizens Police Academy, and our Citizens on Patrol illustrate our commitment to making the City of Longview a safe community to live, work, and visit. 

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Contact Officer Fred Runnels if you have further questions at 903-237-2723.

Statement of Policy
The City of Longview shall promote and afford equal treatment and service to all citizens and to assure that all applicants are assured equal employment opportunity without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability unless such disability effectively prevents the performance of essential duties required by the position and which are bonafide occupational qualifications and which cannot be accommodated without undue hardship. The city shall operate within the principles of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action guidelines set forth in Federal, State and local laws and regulations.